STIFEL COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF CITY FINANCIAL CORPORATION

ST. LOUIS, January 3, 2017 – Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of City Financial Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary, City Securities Corporation, an independent investment bank focused primarily on offering wealth management and public finance services across the Midwest and Indiana.

“We are excited to welcome Mike Bosway and his team to Stifel,” said Ronald J. Kruszewski, Chairman and CEO of Stifel. “The addition of City Securities’ private client and public finance businesses further underscores Stifel’s increased national presence in these two profitable and growing businesses lines.”

Established in 1924 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, City Securities Corporation has approximately 40 private client advisors in eight offices across Indiana that manage approximately $4 billion in client assets, and its public finance group is the leading underwriter of Indiana municipal bond issues.

Stifel Company Information

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel’s broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated; Keefe Bruyette & Woods, Inc.; Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC; Century Securities Associates, Inc.; and Eaton Partners, LLC, and in the United Kingdom and Europe through Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited. The Company’s broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities. Stifel Bank & Trust offers a full range of consumer and commercial lending solutions. Stifel Trust Company, N.A. and Stifel Trust Company Delaware, N.A. offer trust and related services. To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company’s web site at www.stifel.com.

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