NLD Launches Advisor Knowledge Center

Northern Lights Distributors Offers Original and Interactive Content as Part of Ongoing Effort to Educate Advisors about Key Elements of Distribution

Feb 23, 2016, 09:30 ET from Northern Lights Distributors, LLC

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Lights Distributors, LLC ("NLD") has unveiled the online Advisor Knowledge Center, which is available on its recently redesigned website (

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The Advisor Knowledge Center provides interactive and informative content, including original blog posts, articles, white papers and videos, from NLD focused on Competitive Edge, Marketing Resources, Distribution Planning and Distribution Activity—the four cornerstones of distribution that NLD addresses in customized fund distribution plans for advisors.

"As the mutual fund universe continues to evolve, so too do the distribution strategies and processes that help advisors reach investors and raise capital," said Brian Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of Northern Lights Distributors. "Advisors need to stay abreast of new developments on the distribution front in order to generate scalable growth for their mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and our Advisor Knowledge Center serves as an educational hub that can keep them up-to-date."

The Advisor Knowledge Center's content offers tips, information and tutorials to empower advisors to properly assess and understand their competitors, leverage their investment expertise to make a positive impact on investors and differentiate themselves from the competition, identify and evaluate opportunities for strategic partnerships, and create a customized distribution plan to potentially grow assets over time.

"The distribution landscape can appear vast and confusing, but advisors can successfully navigate it if they have a dedicated partner and access to educational resources on an ongoing basis," said Alma Piscitello, Senior Vice President and Head of Strategic Relationships at Northern Lights Distributors. "The Advisor Knowledge Center is a vital component of our strategic plan to guide advisors on how to engage with distribution intermediaries that can connect them with their target audiences and, ultimately, help them meet their funds' goals."

About Northern Lights Distributors, LLC

Northern Lights Distributors, LLC ("NLD") is a broker-dealer specializing in providing comprehensive, advisor-driven fund distribution solutions. Driven by their mission to help advisors navigate the distribution universe, NLD serves as an engaged partner empowering over 120 investment advisors to focus their time on active fund distribution. NLD's primary distribution services include: providing access to hundreds of established selling agreements, processing 12b-1 payments, facilitating National Securities Clearing Corp. ("NSCC") trading and administering advertising review and submission with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. ("FINRA"). NLD is a member of FINRA/SIPC.

Treating each relationship uniquely, NLD works side by side with investment advisors to grow assets in their funds by offering sales and distribution support as well as assistance with defining and implementing marketing and distribution plans. NLD's relationship managers help advisors create customized distribution solutions with intermediaries to enable their funds to grow.

NLD is a subsidiary of NorthStar Financial Services Group, LLC, which has more than 700 employees and over $300 billion in assets under management and administration, and TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm. For more information, visit


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