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Ladenburg Launches Succession Planning Platform

According to the firm, the new suite of service offerings and tools will assist advisers across Ladenburg’s independent advisory and brokerage subsidiaries in achieving their strategic business goals through practice acquisitions and the development of continuity plans.

The Retirement Advantage Revamps Website

The new website introduces a range of content and videos, a blog, a library of plan design comparison tools, retirement calculators, administrator user guides, account access and comprehensive retirement plan information.

Bill to Help Companies Establish ESOPs Signed by President

"As businesses become more aware of employee ownership's advantages—which include higher corporate performance, a share in the rewards for employees, and a retirement plan that often outperforms other alternatives—it is easy to see employee ownership increasing,” said ESOP Association President J. Michael Keeling.

Demand for Private Debt Creates Crowded Market

Institutional investors’ interest in mid-market corporate direct lending is driving large capital flows into a squeezed portion of the market, according to Willis Towers Watson, resulting in downward pressure on returns and greater risk.