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HilltopSecurities is a leading municipal investment bank with the strength, stability, and financial knowledge to help public entities, communities, businesses, and individuals move their bold visions forward.

As a full-service investment bank with over 75 years of history providing public entity solutions, HilltopSecurities serves clients across the nation through four complementary business divisions: public finance, wealth management, fixed income capital markets, and structured finance.

HilltopSecurities’ Public Finance division consistently ranks among the top municipal advisors in the country each year, and is ranked as the No. 2 municipal advisory firm nationwide based on number of transactions for the past decade.1

The Wealth Management division maintains employee and independent broker channels who serve individual investors across the nation. The division also houses a clearing services business, which has earned HilltopSecurities the No. 3 spot among the top clearing and custodial firms for financial advisors.2

The Structured Finance division provides specialty financing solutions to public & private entities, as well as housing finance agencies (HFAs). The division’s housing group provides TBA administration services to 18 state housing authorities throughout the country.3 Since 2012, the group has purchased more than $45 billion in mortgage-backed securities from HFAs, enabling them to offer affordable housing programs and work with lenders to originate billions in first-time homebuyer mortgages.4

1 For the 10-year period ending Dec. 31, 2021, per Ipreo MuniAnalytics
2 Based on reported number of broker-dealer clients as of Aug. 17, 2019, per Investment News.
3 Represents HFAs under contract and in contract implementation process.
4 As of Dec. 31, 2021, per internal company records.

At A Glance

75+ Years of History

HilltopSecurities’ roots run deep. The full-service municipal investment bank was established in 1946 as First Southwest Company.

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