Investment Banking

Our approach is to focus on building relationships with companies we believe in, relationships in which the value greatly exceeds the total of the transactions we’ve completed on our clients’ behalf.

Trusted Advisor

Trust is one of the most important assets your business has — the trust of your customers, your stakeholders and your partners. As the financial advisor to leading middle market companies worldwide, we know exactly how valuable that trust can be when it comes to navigating strategic and financial alternatives both at home and abroad. We’ve been providing clients with straightforward, insightful and candid advice for over 80 years. As a leading, full-service investment bank, we draw on our deep industry expertise, comprehensive financial advisory and capital markets capabilities, and extensive transaction experience to generate outstanding outcomes for our clients.

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Opportunities Abound

Industry Expertise

Our clients expect and demand industry expertise. In fact, the degree to which your investment bank understands your industry is the degree to which they can deliver successful outcomes for you. Our bankers combine advisory expertise with deep industry knowledge, resulting in successful outcomes for our clients.

Consumer and Retail




Real Estate




At Home Across the Globe

In an increasingly interconnected world, our clients require a global approach. D.A. Davidson delivers cross-border solutions for its clients, with one in five deals involving an international client or counterparty. D.A. Davidson’s relationships and industry resources enable us to provide every client a suite of capabilities that addresses potential global demand.

Featured Transaction

  • Tecumseh Poultry LLC has been acquired by Tyson Foods, Inc.
    Tecumseh Poultry LLC, dba Smart Chicken®, is a leading producer of premium branded, organic and NAE (no antibiotic ever) fresh chicken products.

Recent Transactions

Market Update

2017 Year In Review


  • D.A. Davidson & Co. announced that two of its transactions, both in the technology space, have been honored with four prestigious, global M&A awards.
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  • First Mid-Illinois Bancshare, Inc. has announced the pricing of a public offering of 947,368 shares of First Mid’s common stock at a price of $38.00 ...
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  • D.A. Davidson & Co. announced that it has served as exclusive financial advisor to Nebraska-based Tecumseh Poultry LLC (dba Smart Chicken), a leading ...
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Start a Career with D.A. Davidson Investment Banking

We are always looking for motivated individuals who can excel in a dynamic and rewarding environment. D.A. Davidson prides itself on an entrepreneurial culture that encourages the development of tomorrow’s industry leaders.

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Get In Touch With Us

Our goal is to build a long-lasting relationship with every client. To do this, we draw on our extensive experience and resources to provide straightforward advice you can trust – the cornerstone of any valued relationship. To learn how D.A. Davidson can help your business please contact our Head of Investment Banking directly.