Available Products & Services
Centaurus is focused on providing a complete range of products and services. Centaurus only offers non-proprietary products sponsored by some of the most respected, well-known, and strongest financial services organizations in the industry. This provides investors with unbiased and objective options to meet their personal investment needs. Centaurus understands the value of building long-term partnerships with your clients and that each investor’s needs are unique. By offering a variety of investment products and services, Centaurus representatives are able to provide full-service solutions that meet your client’s financial goals today and better position them for the future.
Approved Sponsors / Issuers
Wealth Management and Advisory Services
By utilizing cutting edge and innovative products and services, Centaurus Investment Adviser Representatives (IARs) are focused on finding the best solution for our investors. Through the multiple programs offered, Centaurus IARs have the flexibility to manage clients’ portfolios through adviser-directed solutions or one of our approved third party money managers.
Freedom and Flexibility to Choose Your Own Advisory Business Model
Under the “Centaurus Hybrid Program”, you have the best of both worlds with our robust commission and fee-based platforms. By using Centaurus as an RIA, you have all of the benefits of the fee-based arena without the heavy burden of providing your own administrative resources, meeting filing deadlines and accommodating an SEC audit. We assist you with the compliance requirements and keep you informed of changes in the rules and regulations.
Advisory Services that Meet Your Needs
With our experienced staff, cutting edge technology, training, education and advanced business solutions, the Centaurus Wealth Management Department can give you a competitive edge in this dynamic industry. Whether you have an existing fee-based practice or want to transition into the fastest growing segment of the financial services industry, we are confident you will find your way with Centaurus as your partner!
In order to provide our clients with top quality trade execution and clearance services at a competitive price, Centaurus maintains a clearing agreement with Pershing (a Bank of New York company) and TD Ameritrade Institutional (a division of TD Ameritrade, Inc.).
Since 1939, Pershing has provided comprehensive execution, clearance, data processing, and financial products and services to broker/dealers worldwide. Pershing has $1.5 trillion in global customer assets and currently serves more than 1,500 financial institutions in 40 countries. Their parent company, BNY Mellon, is the world’s leading provider of securities services and a top global asset management firm, with $28.5 trillion assets under custody and/or administration and $1.7 trillion assets under management. (Data as of 3/31/2015)
TD Ameritrade Institutional is a leading provider of comprehensive broker and custody services to more than 4,000 independent financial advisers and over 6 million customer accounts that total more than $600 billion in assets. Additionally, TD Ameritrade Institutional provides a robust offering of products, programs and services. These services are designed to help advisers build their businesses and do the best possible job they can to help their clients with their financial goals.
Pershing LLC and TD Ameritrade, Inc. are firms that we use to custody our clients’ assets. TD Ameritrade, Pershing LLC and Centaurus Financial, Inc. are separate and unaffiliated firms, and are not responsible for each other’s services or policies. Pershing LLC and TD Ameritrade do not endorse or recommend any advisor and the use of the Pershing LLC and TD Ameritrade logo does not represent such endorsement or recommendation of any advisor.
Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC®) Coverage
Both Pershing and TD Ameritrade are members of SIPC, which protects the securities in your account up to $500,000 (including $250,000 for claims for cash). For details, please visit www.sipc.org. In addition, Pershing and TD Ameritrade both provide coverage in excess of SIPC limits through other commercial insurers. SIPC and excess SIPC coverage does not protect against loss due to market fluctuation.