Our Firm

Type of Company:
Stifel is a full-service wealth management and investment banking firm.
 
Founded:
Established in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1890.
 
Ownership:
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated is a subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol SF).
 
Associates:
The firm has approximately 7,300 associates.
 
Assets Under Management:
Over $263 billion as of December 31, 2017.
 
Equity Capital:
$2.7 billion as of December 31, 2017.
 
Products and Services:
The company provides securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities.
 
Market Maker:
A major market maker, Stifel makes a market in approximately 3,800 domestic equities.
 
Serving Individuals and Businesses:
Stifel serves investors through approximately 2,300 financial advisors in more than 390 offices across the nation, making Stifel the 7th largest brokerage firm in the U.S. in terms of number of financial advisors.  In fact, Stifel Financial Corp. was named to Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list in 2009 and 2010.  
 
Capital Markets:
Our firm has approximately 370 investment banking professionals in 12 industry groups and 5 product and service groups.  Since 2010, Stifel Investment Banking is, as of December 31, 2017:
 
No. 1 among middle-market firms in total number of M&A transactions under $1 billion, with 456 transactions totaling $71.2 billion.
No. 1 in equity transactions under $1 billion market cap, with 648 transactions totaling $61.1 billion.
 
Research:
Stifel's research is one of the nation's largest domestic equity research franchises, with 121 senior analysts. The Stifel Equity Research Group was ranked #1 in the 2017 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards.  For more information go to www.stifel.com/research.