Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides brokerage and advisory, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, asset management, life insurance brokerage, and trust services in the United States. Its Independent Brokerage and Advisory Services segment offers securities brokerage and advisory services for mutual funds, variable annuities, and advisor managed accounts; and trust administration of personal and retirement accounts, estate and financial planning, wealth management, and custody services. This segment also provides brokerage support services, including access to stock, and bond and options execution; insurance, mutual funds, unit trusts, and investment advisory programs; and research, compliance, supervision, accounting, and related services. The company’s Ladenburg segment provides investment banking services comprising corporate finance services, such as underwriting public offerings, registered direct offerings, at-the-market offerings, private investment in public equity, and other private placements; strategic and financial advisory services; and sales and trading services, as well as research services. This segment also offers various asset management products and services comprising asset management program, investment consulting services, alternative strategies funds, private investment management program, retirement plan sponsor services, alternative investments, architect program, and third-party advisory services; securities arbitrage services; and administration, operation, securities transactions processing, and customer accounts services. Its Insurance Brokerage segment delivers life insurance, fixed, and equity indexed annuities, as well as long-term care solutions to investment and insurance providers. The company was founded in 1876 and is based in Miami, Florida.