Three Teams, One Mission: Best Execution

Our industry insight, expertise and relationships ensure investment advisors have an advocate on their side of the table, keeping market participants in check.

Advisor Liaison

Specifically designed to level the playing field for independent advisors, our advisor liaison desk is your connection to highly experienced fixed income specialists, backed by a full-service capital markets team. We give advisors the resources to compete effectively.

We are covered by the Street, so we provide other dealers’ best ideas, inventory, new issues and research.

We empower advisors to expand their client service capabilities and effectively manage their fixed income business through a portfolio of complimentary services.

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    Customized and advisor-branded bond portfolios, created specifically for the advisor, based on the individual needs of his or her client

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    Access to a broad universe of wholesale bond offerings, research, and trade ideas, based on real-time fixed income market dynamics, bond availability and pricing

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    Comprehensive bond portfolio reviews to give advisors greater confidence that a client’s fixed income portfolio is aligned with evolving market conditions and client goals

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    Expert insight on demand to help advisors navigate structural and credit characteristics of fixed income securities in order to make more informed choices for their clients

Institutional Sales

Our municipal and taxable institutional sales teams, whose members have an average of 20 years of industry experience, give advisors broad access to fixed income offerings. We interact every day with institutional clients, including mutual funds, ETF sponsors, banks, corporations, and insurance companies, who bid and offer billions of dollars of bonds daily.

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    Tax-Free Fixed Income

    Our municipal institutional sales team covers institutional accounts out of our offices in San Francisco, Seattle, New York, and Los Angeles County. We help to provide a complete view of the market, assisting institutional traders in unifying bond pricing information in a single platform.

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    Taxable Fixed Income

    Our taxable institutional sales team brings decades of experience in trading all taxable products, from investment grade and high-yield corporate debt to esoteric asset-backed securities.

Market-Making Traders

Our market-making desk enhances advisors’ negotiating power by putting our capital to work in the marketplace, which can drive better pricing for advisors on behalf of their clients. In addition to decades of expertise, our traders have extensive tools and resources to evaluate potential risks and opportunities, based on real-time market dynamics.