How Old Is Your Firm ? (Updated)

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We thought it would be interesting to see how old some of the firms which operate in the financial markets are.

Detailed below are the dates when several firms (or their predecessor firms) were founded:

1472 - Monte dei Paschi di Siena

1590 - Berenberg Bank

1672 - C Hoare & Co

1690 - Barclays Bank

1692 - Coutts & Co

1695 - Bank of Scotland

1720 - Fortis

1727 - Royal Bank of Scotland

1747 - UBS

1765 - Lloyds TSB

1769 - Rothschild

1783 - Man Group

1784 - The Bank of New York Mellon

1789 - Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie KGaA

1792 - Charles Stanley

1792 - State Street

1794 - Bank of America

1799 - JPMorgan Chase

1804 - Schroders

1812 - Citigroup

1817 - Bank of Montreal

1817 - Westpac

1818 - Brown Brothers Harriman

1823 - Cazenove

1824 - ABN AMRO

1832 - ScotiaBank

1832 - WestLB

1848 - Lazard

1850 - Lehman Brothers

1850 - Rabobank

1853 - Standard Chartered

1855 - TD Bank

1856 - Credit Suisse

1864 - Royal Bank of Canada

1865 - HSBC

1867 - CIBC

1868 - Foreign & Colonial

1869 - Goldman Sachs

1870 - Commerzbank

1870 - Deutsche Bank

1872 - Dresdner Bank ( although Kleinwort dates back to 1786)

1876 - Panmure Gordon

1879 - Wachovia

1885 - Merrill Lynch

1895 - Piper Jaffray & Co

1889 - KBC Group

1889 - Northern Trust

1902 - Daiwa Securities

1919 - AIG, R W Baird

1923 - Bear Stearns

1925 - Nomura Holdings

1934 - Henderson Global Investors

1935 - Morgan Stanley

1945 - Cantor Fitzgerald

1952 - National Bank of Kuwait

1962 - Jefferies & Co, Raymond James

1971 - PIMCO

1972 - Houlihan Lokey

1982 - Renaissance Technologies

1983 - SVB Financial Group

1985 - Blackstone Group

1986 - ICAP

1988 - BlackRock

1989 - Friedman Billings Ramsey Group

1991 - Collins Stewart

1992 - SAC Capital Advisors

1994 - Paulson & Co

1996 - Evercore Partners

2006 - Perella Weinberg Partners

2007 - Moelis & Co

 

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