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January 29, 2019

Succession Lending Receives SOC 2 Type 1 Report!

Succession Lending is excited to announce that we have received our SOC 2 Type 1 report from Copeland Buhl and Company. At Succession Lending, we strive to meet the highest standards of…

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…