Founded in 1997, Craig-Hallum Capital Group is a locally owned institutional research, trading and investment banking firm. It practices in the areas of research, institutional sales and trading and investment banking. The firm serves public and private companies and provides public equity financings, advisory and valuation services. Craig-Hallum Capital Group offers transaction and financial reporting support services that include merger, stock redemption, acquisition, equity investment and goodwill impairment testing. The firm also offers litigation support and tax planning services. It deals in the technology, health care, services and consumer sectors. Craig-Hallum Capital Group maintains its corporate headquarters in Minneapolis.