D.A. Davidson Companies Unveils New Name & Logo

Re-Brand Highlights Company’s Focus on Future, Kicks off 80th Anniversary Celebration in 2015

GREAT FALLS, Mont.--()--D.A. Davidson Companies, an employee-owned, regional financial services firm, today announced that it has adopted a new logo and updated its company name. The new logo, which features a bison and the tagline “The Strength of Advice™,” signifies the company’s power, western heritage and focus on the future.

“Our new logo differentiates the D.A. Davidson Companies brand by incorporating a representation of our western heritage, with the bison, and our forward-looking approach, shown in the starburst,” said Bill Johnstone, Chairman and CEO of D.A. Davidson Companies. “We’re excited about the bison as a powerful and memorable symbol.”

The logo includes the introduction of the tagline, “The Strength of Advice,” to highlight the company’s most important service: advice and recommendations for a wide range of individual investors and institutional clients.

“The tagline ‘The Strength of Advice’ speaks both to our commitment to our clients and strength implicit in our logo,” said Jim Kerr, President of D.A. Davidson Companies. “As we embark on our 80th year in business in 2015, we are in the midst of a period of continued growth for D.A. Davidson Companies and feel this rebrand is the perfect image to lead us into our next chapter.”

The name change, from Davidson Companies to D.A. Davidson Companies, provides more naming consistency across the corporate entities. Additionally, Davidson Trust Co., one of the company’s subsidiary firms, has been renamed D.A. Davidson Trust Company.

D.A. Davidson Companies has about 1,350 employees in offices in 23 states and more than $45 billion in client assets under management and administration. The firm grew significantly during 2013 with the addition of Crowell, Weedon & Co., a California brokerage firm that has been integrated as a division of D.A. Davidson & Co.

About D.A. Davidson Companies

Employee-owned D.A. Davidson Companies offers a range of financial services and products to clients nationwide. Founded 79 years ago, the company is headquartered in Montana, with major business hubs also in Denver, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle.

D.A. Davidson Companies’ best-known subsidiary, D.A. Davidson & Co., is the largest full-service investment firm based in the Northwest, and provides financial advice and services for investors, as well as a range of equity and fixed income capital markets services. D.A. Davidson Companies also operates Davidson Investment Advisors, a professional asset management firm; D.A. Davidson Trust Company, a trust and wealth management company; and Davidson Fixed Income Management, a registered investment adviser providing fixed income portfolio and advisory services.

For more information, visit www.davidsoncompanies.com or Twitter: @dadavidsonco

Contacts

D.A. Davidson Companies
Jacquie Burchard
Office: 406-791-7465
Cell: 406-868-1392
jburchard@dadco.com
or
LANE for D.A. Davidson Companies
Amber Roberts
Office: 212-302-5964
Cell: 646-894-6503
amber@lanepr.com

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Contacts

D.A. Davidson Companies
Jacquie Burchard
Office: 406-791-7465
Cell: 406-868-1392
jburchard@dadco.com
or
LANE for D.A. Davidson Companies
Amber Roberts
Office: 212-302-5964
Cell: 646-894-6503
amber@lanepr.com