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 8,500 associates.
 
Assets Under Management
Over $357 billion as of December 31, 2020.
 
Equity Capital
$4.2 billion as of December 31, 2020.
 
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.
 
Serving Individuals and Businesses:
Stifel serves investors through nearly 2,300 financial advisors in more than 400 offices across the nation, making Stifel the 7th largest brokerage firm in the U.S. in terms of number of financial advisors.  
 
Capital Markets:
Our firm has more than 600 investment banking professionals in 8 industry groups and 6 product and service groups. 
 
No. 1 since 2012 among middle-market firms in total number of M&A transactions under $1 billion1
No. 1 since 2010 in total number of equity transactions under $1 billion market cap.2
 
Research:
Stifel's research is one of the nation's largest domestic equity research franchises, with 140 senior analysts. Our equity research has ranked in the top 10 of the StarMine Analyst Awards for 14 consecutive years (includes Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (KBW), a wholly owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp., and other firms acquired by Stifel). For more information about the Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Awards, see www.stifel.com/research
 
1 Source: Dealogic, M&A Analytics
2 Source: Dealogic, Rank-eligible, SEC-registered IPOs and follow-on offerings