With the investment and insurance business recently exhibiting stronger financial performance, many banks and credit unions are again considering the choice between partnering with a thirdparty broker-dealer (TPM) or establishing, or maintaining, their own introducing broker-dealer. This discussion typically comes up for financial institutions with retail deposits between $5 billion and $10 billion. But we are continually seeing firms on either side of that range, and in both models initiating or revisiting this important discussion.
- Yes, to Another Wirehouse or Regional Firm.
- Yes, Considering Independence.