Stifel Financial Corp., which operates an office at 233 12th St. in Columbus, has made Fortune magazine’s list of 100 Fastest Growing Companies in the world.
The St. Louis-based firm ranks No. 2 in the financial services category, No. 16 among U.S. companies, and is No. 25 globally.
The Fortune criteria include the last three years of revenue, profit growth and total return. Firms on the list must have at least $50 million in annual revenue and a stock market value of at least $250 million. They also must have earnings per share and revenue growth of 20 percent or more.
Stifel has 250 offices in 38 states and the District of Columbia, operating under the name, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company Inc. It also has three Stifel Nicolaus Limited offices in Europe.
— Tony Adams