LPL Financial Holdings Inc.
LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 12/16/2016 19:03:01)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Hellman Marco
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. [ LPLA ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O LPL FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC., 75 STATE STREET, 22ND FLOOR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

12/14/2016
(Street)

BOSTON, MA 02109
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   12/14/2016     A (1) (2) (3) (4)    3468   A $0   3468   D    
Common Stock   12/14/2016     A (1) (2) (3) (5)    1734   A $0   5202   D    
Common Stock                  2779941   I   See Footnote   (6)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Mr. Hellman is the Managing Member of HMI Capital, LLC ("HMI LLC"), which is the general partner and investment adviser of HMI Capital Partners, L.P. and Merckx Capital Partners, L.P. (collectively the "Funds"). These securities are held directly by HMI LLC for the benefit of the Funds and, in turn, for the benefit of investors in the Funds. The securities may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by Mr. Hellman as the managing member of HMI LLC. Mr. Hellman disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein (see Note 3 below).
( 2)  Mr. Hellman is a member of the Issuer's board of directors. These shares were granted to Mr. Hellman under the Issuer's Amended and Restated 2010 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan pursuant to the Issuer's Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy. Mr. Hellman assigned these shares to HMI LLC. The proceeds of any disposition of these shares will be applied against management fees payable pursuant to the partnership agreement of the applicable fund. HMI LLC and the Funds are directors by deputization of the Issuer.
( 3)  A three member investment committee of HMI LLC has investment discretion over these shares. Mr. Hellman is the managing member of HMI LLC and is also a member of the investment committee. Mr. Hellman disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares beneficially owned by the Funds and HMI LLC (including the shares of restricted stock referred to in note 4 below), except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein, if any.
( 4)  These shares represent restricted stock that is scheduled to vest in full on May 11, 2017.
( 5)  Mr. Hellman elected to receive these shares in lieu of the cash portion of the annual retainer under the Issuer's Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy.
( 6)  These securities are held directly by the Funds for the benefit of their investors. The securities may be deemed to be indirectly beneficially owned by HMI LLC as the investment adviser and general partner of the Funds and by Mr. Hellman as the control person of HMI LLC. Mr. Hellman disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.

Remarks:
The signatory is signing on behalf of Marco W. Hellman pursuant to a Power of Attorney dated May 4, 2016, which is filed as Exhibit 24.1 to this filing.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Hellman Marco
C/O LPL FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC.
75 STATE STREET, 22ND FLOOR
BOSTON, MA 02109
X



Signatures
/s/ Gregory M. Woods, attorney-in-fact 12/16/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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SECTION 16 POWER OF ATTORNEY

I hereby constitute and appoint each of David P. Bergers and Gregory M. Woods, signing singly, my true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1) execute on my behalf any Form 3 - Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities, Form 4 - Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership of Securities or Form 5 - Annual Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities, including any amendments, supplements or exhibits thereto (each, a "Section 16 Report"), which I am required to file in my capacity as a director of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (the "Company") in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Act") and the rules thereunder;

(2) do and perform any and all acts for and on my behalf that may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any Section 16 Report and timely file such report with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority;

(3) seek or obtain, as my representative and on my behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and I hereby authorize any such third party to release any such information to each of my attorneys-in-fact appointed by this Power of Attorney; and

(4) take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be to my benefit, in my best interest, or that I am legally required to do, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on my behalf pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

I hereby grant to each attorney-in-fact hereunder full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever necessary or desirable to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.

I acknowledge that this Power of Attorney does not relieve me of my responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Act and the attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at my request, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of my responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Act.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until I am no longer required to file Section 16 Reports with respect to my holdings of and transactions in Company securities, unless I earlier revoke it in a signed writing delivered to the attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 4th day of May, 2016.

By: /s/ Marco W. Hellman