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November 20, 2018

Can I Afford to Take Out a Loan to Acquire Another Practice?

How cash flows and indebtedness on the business and personal front can impact the calculus of growing through loans ThinkAdvisor.com - As interest among independent financial advisors in growing…

November 12, 2018

Transaction Loans for Independent Advisers Seeking a Partial Business Sale

Small Business Administration loans require that the seller departs the practice entirely within 12 months of closing. InvestmentNews.com - As the succession planning transaction market continues to…

November 02, 2018

Top Lessons For Independent FAs From Our Journey Through The M&A Financing Maze

FA Mag - Independent financial planning and investment management firms that have decided to target growth through mergers & acquisitions transactions, but may not be very experienced in this area…

October 05, 2018

New RIA Lender Challenges Live Oak

Barrons.com - RIAs, your options for borrowing money to fund succession or acquisition plans are increasing. For more than half a decade, Live Oak Bank has offered advisors loans backed by the Small…

October 03, 2018

New Player in RIA Funding Challenges Live Oak

WealthManagement.com - In October 2012, Live Oak Bank debuted its investment advisory lending business, bringing a much needed shot of liquidity to registered investment advisory firms that often…

August 07, 2018

Succession Lending Falls to Merrill Lynch in Polo Classic Final

In the twenty-ninth annual Polo Classic on Sunday, August 5, Succession Lending fell to Merrill Lynch with time running out in the first overtime chukka 10 to 9. The Polo Classic final hosted an…