Founded in 1928, George K. Baum & Company* is one of the nation's most trusted privately held investment banking firms focused on municipal finance and taxable fixed income sales and trading. We are recognized as an industry leader in the structuring, underwriting and marketing of taxable and tax-exempt securities. As a registered broker-dealer, George K. Baum & Company operates two primary business segments: Municipal Finance and Taxable Fixed Income. Our Municipal Finance Division provides underwriting and municipal advisory services to a variety of public and private sectors across the country. Our Taxable Fixed Income Division provides direct access to the institutional markets for our customers, giving our professionals the in-depth knowledge and understanding to address the specific needs of our clients and successfully manage their portfolios.