The Tippie College of Business at The University of Iowa, established as the College of Commerce in 1921, is one of the oldest and top ranked business schools in the United States. The College was the first academic division at the University of Iowa to be named for an alumnus, Henry B. Tippie, a 1949 accounting graduate from Belle Plaine, Iowa. The College is housed in the Pappajohn Business Building in Iowa City, named for Des Moines venture capitalist John Pappajohn, a 1952 graduate of the College.
Nuveen Asset Management's (NAM) investment advisory services are provided based on the strategy selected by the client and are subject to agreed-upon account restrictions and guidelines. The firm provides services across a broad array of fixed income, equity and other investment strategies, including the broad categories of municipal bonds, taxable fixed income, global and international, value, growth and core, real assets, asset allocation, quantitative/enhanced, index, and non-traditional strategies. Depending on the particular strategy, NAM may invest in a variety of securities and other investments, including derivatives in some cases and they may employ different investment techniques. Certain strategies may include an allocation to funds affiliated with NAM or their affiliates. Certain strategies include elements of other strategies and may be customized to meet the each client's individualized needs.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines provides home loans. It operates as a partner to community and commercial banks, credit unions, thrifts, insurance companies and community development financial institutions throughout Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota. The firm offers readily available, low-cost liquidity to local lenders in all economic cycles. The company was founded on October 31, 1932 and is headquartered in Des Moines, IA.
INTL FCStone, Inc. engages development of specialized financial services in commodities, securities, global payments, and foreign exchange markets. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Hedging, Global Payments, Securities, Physical Commodities, and Clearing and Execution Services. The Commercial Hedging segment provides risk management consulting services. The Global Payments segment provides global payment solutions to banks and commercial businesses as well as charities and non-governmental and government organizations. The Securities segment offers corporate finance advisory services and capital market solutions to middle market clients. The Physical Commodities segment consists of physical precious metals trading and physical agricultural and energy commodity business. The Clearing and Execution Services segment deals with clearing and execution of exchange traded futures and options for the institutional and professional trader market segments. The company was founded by Diego J. Veitia in October 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.