Sales & Trading

Baird’s experienced professionals research, sell and trade a full range of taxable and tax-exempt securities for institutional clients, including hedge funds, insurance companies, money managers, states and municipalities, depository institutions, and trust departments.

We leverage our team’s deep expertise to not simply provide liquidity for transactions, but to deepen our account coverage. We provide clients with customized portfolio analysis, new issue marketing and underwriting, and advisory services that place their interests first – always.

Baird is an active market maker in all forms of fixed income securities, including:

  • Asset-backed products
  • Brokered CDs
  • CMBS
  • CMO – agency and non-agency
  • Government, Treasury and agency bonds – new and secondary issues
  • High-yield bonds
  • Investment-grade corporate bonds
  • MBS – agency and non-agency
  • Municipals – taxable and tax-exempt