Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., an investment bank, through its subsidiaries, provides independent brokerage and advisory services primarily to corporate and institutional clients, and high net-worth individuals in the United States. Its independent brokerage and advisory services include securities brokerage and advisory services for mutual funds, variable annuities, and advisor managed accounts packaged products; and asset management products and services comprise asset management program, investment consulting services, alternative strategies fund, private investment management program, retirement plan sponsor services, alternative investments, architect program, and third-party advisory services. The company’s brokerage support services comprise access to stock and options execution; products, such as insurance, mutual funds, unit trusts, and investment advisory programs; and research, compliance, supervision, accounting, and related services. The company also provides trust administration services consisting of personal and retirement accounts, estate and financial planning, wealth management, and custody services. In addition, it offers investment banking services, such as corporate finance, and strategic and financial advisory, and securities underwriting services; engages in institutional sales and trading operation; and provides research services, including reviewing and analyzing general market conditions and other industry groups, issuing written reports on companies, furnishing information to retail and institutional customers, and responding to inquires from customers and account executives. Further, the company is involved in purchasing, selling, and holding securities for use in investment activities. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.