Agent Announcements

A LeverageLine Case Study

– Making Real Dreams Come True –  Every LeverageLine client is different: this we can say from ten years of experience. Each need is unique, each application specific to that client’s needs. Here’s one example case we recently completed that shows how A. B. Nicholas Securities Finance provided the funding this borrower needed to realize a lifelong objective.  Let’s call her Sandy, a 57 year old former law clerk and

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Reminder to Agents

Per licensed institution rules, we cannot pay fees to any referring party or Agent UNLESS they have completed the training and compliance exam with a score of 100%. If you have not yet received your Compliance Certification documents, then you have not completed the exam and must do so ASAP.  Register here for the training and compliance exam, if you have not yet taken it.  REGISTER NOW

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A New LeverageLine

At A. B. Nicholas we never stay still, and are always looking for new ways to provide value and security to our clients.  Today we are happy to announce that we can provide all of the great features of our LeverageLine that have made it the premier securities-based credit line (SBLOC) for the franchise and commercial real estate industry and allow the client to keep their securities exactly where they

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Why Obtain Agent Certification?

Every registered Agent with A. B. Nicholas is required to obtain Compliance Certification to receive fees on any transaction they refer to the A. B. Nicholas LeverageLine program. What does certification do for you otherwise?  Certification gives you legal protection. Your test scores and your certification certificate are kept on file at A. B. Nicholas to prove that you have not only take the training course but passed the exam.

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What Makes an A. B. Nicholas Stock Loan Better Than Others?

I’ll get right to the point.  Our rates beat anything you can get from any retail brokerage or bank.  Our loan-to-value is the highest in the market.  There is no change of ownership, nor sale of a single share required for this simple asset-based securities portfolio credit line.  Your loan is entirely, 100% managed by an accomplished FINRA-registered, licensed advisor from the major household-name brokerage/bank that services your loan program. 

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Reminder: April 15 for Turning in New Agent Agreement to ABN

April 15 (tax day) is also the deadline for any existing Agent signed to our old agreement to have their new Agent Agreement signed and on file with A. B. Nicholas.  Any pre-existing Agent who has not signed by that date, will be removed from the Agent portal and resources and will need to reapply in the future as a new Agent applicant if they should seek to refer clients

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Agent Alerts: Client Submission & Fees Rules Effective 4/2/2019

Please note that individuals who were previously covered under any prior A. B. Nicholas agent agreements (pre February 1, 2019) will no longer have access to the Agent Portal and resources as of April 15, 2019, unless they have signed the new Agent Agreement. If you have lost or deleted the new agreement that was sent to you last week, please contact us at support@abnicholas.com for a replacement copy.  In addition,

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Why Become a Certified Agent (Now)?

Recently one of our long-time referral agents here at A. B. Nicholas asked the question: “What’s the point of become ‘certified’? I’ve been sending referrals to you for two years with no issues.”  To him, reviewing a compliance training video, going back and studying the website FAQ, and taking a test to confirm his knowledge was just a waste of the $35 testing fee and a useless chunk of his

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Mandatory Compliance Certification Can Now Be Completed On Your Time, Online

The mandatory compliance certification for A. B. Nicholas’s currently registered agents is now available for completion online, including registration, video training, and the Certification Test. Current agents who have not registered by April 1, 2019 will not be permitted to refer or receive fees pursuant to any LeverageLine transaction at A. B. Nicholas. We therefore urge all current agents to register as soon as possible. (Future agents will have three

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Mandatory Compliance Training for All A. B. Nicholas Agents: Required to Receive Fees.

Beginning with our first session on March 21 at 10AM, all current and future referral agents will be required to take one mandatory Compliance and Training session before they will be eligible to receive any fees on their referrals into the ABN LeverageLine securities based credit line program or the OpLine UPREIT/OPU credit line program for UPREIT owners. The webinar will host a guest speaker, one of several licensed lender

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