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Business Services


We Offer A Full Range of Support for Those Selling a Business

We assist clients in structuring and executing custom-built strategies for their specific needs and complex requirements.

Stifel works closely with clients to conduct pre-transaction planning to identify attractive opportunities to structure and to transfer wealth in a tax-efficient manner, taking into account all their specific needs and circumstances.


Investors looking to sell a business have unique considerations



How Stifel Can Help

  • Accumulation of wealth through concentrated ownership

  • Entering into an evolving regulatory environment

  • Participating in monetization of restricted stock

  • Transitioning into concentrated public stock position

  • Maximizing after-tax value of corporate holdings

  • Risk management strategies

  • Investment structures with enhanced flexibility and regulatory protection

  • Guidance to manage restrictions and requirements for corporate insiders

  • Disposition strategies and timing for diversification

  • Strategic asset allocation planning strategies



Corporate & Executive Services

Clients of corporations require a unique skill set that most regional firms do not offer and oftentimes are too small for the large institutions.

At Stifel, we offer business owners a complete suite of services:

Corporate Retirement Plans


Corporate Executive Services


Equity-Based Awards

  • Consultative approach to defined benefit and defined contribution plans

  • Platform aqnostic and unbiased guidance

  • Participant education and guidance

  • Assist executives on their concentrated stock positions

  • Sales of control stock, 10b5-1

  • Rule 144 - Restricted Stock

  • Best-in-class equity award recordkeeping platform

  • Multi-channel equity award access

  • Ritz Carlton executive service model

Non-Qualified Deferred Comp


Directed Share Program


Stock Option Programs

  • Valuable corporate tool for recruiting and retaining top talent

  • Specialized wealth management strategies for key executives

  • Allows specified employees, officers, directors, and/or friends and family to participate in a public offering

  • Dedicated resources offering guidance throughout process

  • Cashless Stock Option Exercise

  • Option Reporting



Financial Guidance For Your Workforce

For many of your employees, an employer-sponsored retirement plan may be their only source of retirement savings.

The Nicoletti Financial Group, as your plan's dedicated Financial Advisor, can be an asset to your work force for guidance related to:

  • Asset allocation

  • Retirement planning strategies

  • Navigating volatile markets

  • Education planning


The Role of the Financial Advisor

Provider Evaluation and Selection Assistance


Investment Policy Statement Consultation


Assistance with Investment Selection 


Plan Design Review


Periodic Review of Plan Admin and Compliance Providers


Investment Consulting & Education for Participants



Check Out Our Other Client-Centric Approaches

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Stifel does not provide tax advice.  You should consult with your tax advisor regarding your particular situation.

Asset allocation does not ensure a profit or protect against loss.