LPL Financial Holdings Inc. provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. It operates through Independent Advisor Services, Institution Services, and Custom Clearing Services segments. The company's brokerage offerings include variable and fixed annuities, mutual funds, general securities, alternative investments, retirement and 529 education savings plans, and fixed income products; and insurance offerings comprise personalized advance case design, point-of-sale service, and product support for a range of life, disability, and long-term care products. Its fee-based advisory platforms and support solutions provide access to no-load/load-waived mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, stocks, bonds, conservative option strategies, unit investment trusts and no-load, institutional money managers, and multi manager variable annuities. The company offers cash sweep programs, including money market sweep vehicles and an insured bank deposit sweep vehicles; and provides fee based retirement solutions comprising consultation and advice. Its services also include tools and services that enable advisors to maintain their practice; and trust, investment management oversight, and custodial services for estates and families, as well as technology and open architecture investment management solutions to trust departments of financial institutions. The company provides its services to approximately 13,300 independent financial advisors; financial advisors at approximately 700 financial institutions; and registered investment advisors, banks and trust companies, and advisors at small and mid-sized financial institutions. The company was formerly known as LPL Investment Holdings Inc. and changed its name to LPL Financial Holdings Inc. in June 2012. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. is based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Investment Advisory Services
Fixed Income Products