With $8.9 billion in assets and $1.3 billion in equity, Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) is a Texas-based diversified financial holding company specializing in banking, mortgage origination, financial advisory and insurance through its wholly owned subsidiaries, PlainsCapital Corporation and National Lloyds Corporation.
PlainsCapital Corporation is the holding company for PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending and First Southwest Company all of which are based in Dallas. PlainsCapital Bank is the 5th largest Texas-based bank by deposits. PrimeLending is a mortgage originator ranked 4th in the U.S. for purchase units in 2013. First Southwest Company is a financial advisory firm ranked No. 1 in the U.S. over the past five years based on number of public issues.
Hilltop also includes National Lloyds Corporation (formerly NLASCO), a niche property and casualty underwriter providing homeowners insurance for low value dwellings. National Lloyds Corporation, with origins dating back to 1948, has an established Texas presence sustained by steadfast independent agents and loyal policyholders. National Lloyds Corporation is based in Waco.
Hilltop Holdings seeks to build a strong, diversified Texas-based financial services holding company through acquisitions and organic growth in Texas and the Southwestern U.S. The Hilltop Holdings family of companies employs approximately 4,550 people in approximately 400 locations in 45 states and the District of Columbia.