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11 posts categorized as "News"

TA Associates to Acquire Majority Interest in NorthStar

Monday, February 9, 2015

TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC, and its nine subsidiary wealth management industry service providers. NorthStar’s management team will remain significant owners following closing, which is expected to occur in the second quarter…

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Alma Piscitello Joins Northern Lights Distributors As Senior VP Of Strategic Relationships

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

NLD has appointed Alma Piscitello as Senior Vice President of Strategic Relationships. In her new role, Ms. Piscitello will lead NLD’s key accounts team, which develops and manages sales and marketing distribution plans and relationships for more than 100 investment advisers representing over 300 mutual fund strategies. Ms. Piscitello is based in Hauppauge, N.Y., and…

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Alt Mutual Funds Riding Momentum

Monday, September 15, 2014

Even as the SEC decided last month to put alternative mutual funds under the regulatory microscope, the investments are in a growth period as asset managers who offer the products seek to market their advantages to advisors and investors. The SEC’s broad examination of alternative mutual funds includes large and small players, but many industry…

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NLD Delivers Innovative Asset-Raising Solutions to Texas 529 College Savings Plans

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NLD is collaborating with NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC (NorthStar), in an agreement with the Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board to distribute three of the four Texas 529 college savings plans— the prepaid Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the direct-sold Texas College Savings Plan®, and the adviser-sold LoneStar 529 Plan®. NLD’s sales and distribution consultants…

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Good Harbor Shuffle Draws Trader Attention

Monday, February 3, 2014

Something odd happened during U.S. stock trading on Sept. 3: Shares of medium-size companies sank while the rest of the market rose, a finish that occurs about once every 100 sessions. But to some traders, the unusual move wasn’t a mystery. They had been watching for Good Harbor Financial LLC, a fast-growing money manager that…

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NLD Continues Online Educational Series with Focus on Key Accounts Management

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Northern Lights Distributors, LLC announced today the next phase of its online educational series detailing the main components of mutual fund distribution. NLD has posted an interactive video and white paper in the Distribution 101 section of its website. These tools highlight how advisors can utilize Key Accounts Managers to boost the sales of their…

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Morgan Creek Debuts an Alts Fund

Monday, September 16, 2013

The Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Morgan Creek Capital Management has unveiled its first open end alternative mutual fund. The investment ideas will be generated in collaboration with Morgan Creek’s global network of alternative asset managers. To read the entire article on, click here.

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Northern Lights Distributors Launches Educational Series on Mutual Fund Distribution for Advisors

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

OMAHA, Neb., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Northern Lights Distributors, LLC (“NLD”), a broker-dealer specializing in providing comprehensive, advisor-driven solutions for fund distribution services, announces the upcoming launch of an educational series to provide advisors with information detailing each step of the mutual fund distribution process. NLD explains the four components of mutual fund distribution…

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Northern Lights Distributors Makes Covered Call Strategy More Accessible To Mutual Fund Investors

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

OMAHA, Neb., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Northern Lights Distributors, LLC (“NLD”) a broker-dealer specializing in helping funds navigate the distribution universe by providing comprehensive mutual fund distribution and compliance services and Iron Horse Fund (IRHAX/IRHIX), a mutual fund deploying a signature covered call investment strategy have announced the reduction in fees for the fund….

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Northern Lights Distributors Holds First Due Diligence Face to Face Conference

Monday, June 10, 2013

Gemini’s sister company, Northern Lights Distributors, LLC (“NLD”), a broker-dealer specializing in providing comprehensive, advisor-driven solutions for fund distribution services, held its first Due Diligence Face to Face Conference from April 18-19, 2013 at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach, Calif. The conference enabled broker-dealers and home office representatives to meet…

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