Financial Holding Company Business Plan and SWOT Analysis

Financial Holding Company Business Plan, Marketing Plan, How To Guide, and Funding Directory

The Financial Holding Company Business Plan and Business Development toolkit features 18 different documents that you can use for capital raising or general business planning purposes. Our product line also features comprehensive information regarding to how to start a Financial Holding Company business. All business planning packages come with easy-to-use instructions so that you can reduce the time needed to create a professional business plan and presentation.

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  • Bank/Investor Ready
  • Complete Industry Research for the Industry
  • 3 Year Excel Financial Model
  • Business Plan (26 to 30 pages)
  • Marketing Plan (24 to 28 pages)
  • 425+ Page Funding Directory
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Loan Amortization and ROI Tools
  • Three SWOT Analysis Templates
  • How to Start a Business Guide
  • Easy to Use Instructions
  • All Documents Delivered in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Format
  • Meets SBA Requirements

Financial holding companies are almost always able to remain profitable and cash flow positive in any economic climate given that they simply serve to hold income producing assets for its owners. The startup costs for new financial holding company can vary greatly depending on the amount of assets that will be held within the corporate entity. However, most financial holding companies typically will have a net minimum of $1 million of assets injected into the business given that the are there are a number of expenses as it relates to managing these entities on a day-to-day basis. Most financial holding companies are developed in order to provide a corporate level of protection for personal as well as business financial assets. However, it should be noted that many financial holding companies will work with third parties as it relates to ongoing asset management. If an entrepreneur is looking to start one of these businesses with the intent to manage assets on behalf of third parties and that individual is going to need to acquire all the appropriate securities license to do so. Additionally, many financial holding companies will have a law firm on retainer in order to ensure that they are operating within the letter of the law all times. As it relates to holding financial assets for a third-party – there are a number of rules and regulations that must be adhered to at all times.

If an individual is looking to start a financial holding company with the intent to work with third parties that they are going to need to have a business plan. The financial holding company business plan should have a three year profit and loss statement, cash flow analysis, balance sheet, breakeven analysis, and business ratios page that would be normally included in any other type of financial planning document. As it relates to doing market research – this can be a little less intensive than if it were a retail business or service focused business given that financial holding companies target a very specific demographic of wealthy individuals for their services. Within the business plan, a thorough discussion of the investment strategies to be used by the financial holding company should be included as well. Of course, a limited demographic analysis discussing the wealthier and high income individuals that will be targeted for financial holding services should also be discussed.

As it relates to the financial holding company marketing plan, this needs to be done so that it complies with all securities regulations. A business that holds itself out as an asset management company is going to need to have advertisements developed in conjunction with an attorney that is familiar with securities law. It should be noted that most financial holding companies only engage in a limited amount of marketing. These days, most financial holding businesses will primarily market their services online through a proprietary website and through limited use of social media.

Most entrepreneurs looking to enter this field also develop a financial holding company SWOT analysis. This analysis discusses the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that are faced by these organizations. As it relates to strengths, financial holding companies are almost always able to remain profitable given the highly predictable streams of revenue generated from investment income. For weaknesses, there is a significant amount of regulations that must be adhered to at all times as well as ongoing reporting. This can be a very expensive process for newer and smaller financial holding businesses. Pertaining to opportunities, most financial holding companies will seek to develop ongoing relationships with a number of wealthier individuals and organizations to hold and manage assets on their behalf. These organizations benefit tremendously from economies of scale and as such by being able to increase the amount of assets under management the underlying operating costs typically do not increase that much. For threats, the financial regulatory bodies are consistently issuing new doctrines as it relates to the management of these businesses. However, there are no overt threats that are faced by these businesses at this time.

In closing, a financial holding company can be a great business to start provided that the individual founder has all necessary licenses and understanding of the industry. Additionally, most people entering this field have an extensive client base or contact base that they can drawn in order to launch business with a significant amount of assets under management.