Founded in 1928, George K. Baum & Company is a firm that is engaged in investment banking. The company s clients include both institutions and individuals. It offers investment banking; asset management and trust services; the trading of government, agency and mortgage-backed, fixed-income securities; management of a private equity fund that focuses on companies in general manufacturing and business services; and underwriting of negotiated municipal bonds. The company also operates through George K. Baum Advisors, George K. Baum Merchant Banc and Prairie Capital Management. It maintains offices in Denver; Kansas City and Springfield, Mo.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Bellevue, Wash.; Boston; Cheyenne, Wyo.; Chicago; Houston; Jackson, Miss.; New Orleans; New York; Sacramento, Calif.; Salt Lake City; Wichita and Prairie Village, Kan.; and West Conshohocken and Radnor, Penn. The company is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo.