Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods is an investment banking and security brokerage firm. The firm offers research, equity sales, and trading, fixed income, asset management, research, and loan portfolio sales services. The firm's investment banking services include merger and acquisition, capital markets, structured finance, and mutual conversions. It caters to banking companies, broker and dealers, insurance companies, mortgage banks, asset management companies, and specialty finance firms. Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in New York City, New York.