National Financial, a Fidelity Investments company, announced the Stifel Nicolaus research will be made available to its 300 B/D clients.
The partnership with Stifel offers National Financial B/D clients access to one of the largest domestic equity research firms with 76 analysts covering more than 1,100 U.S. companies, National Financial said.B/Ds will have access to research across multiple sectors including consumer, financials, technology, health care, and energy.
The Streetscape platform already includes more than 20 independent, third-party research providers and more than 6,000 reports.
“Access to independent stock research is a critical component to helping brokers and advisers make informed, objective investment decisions on behalf of their investor,” said Richard N. Hart III, senior vice president, Platform Solutions, National Financial. “The addition of Stifel is another example of how we continually look for ways to enhance the overall client experience by investing in all aspects of our platform,” he added.