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Awards & Accolades

Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For®
Baird ranked No. 12 on the 2018 list, our 15th consecutive year among the nation's best employers and our tenth year among the top 25 companies on the list.

Computerworld’s "100 Best Places to Work in IT"
For the third consecutive year, IDG’s Computerworld has recognized Baird as a Best Place to Work in IT, one of 100 organizations that challenge their IT staff while providing great benefits and compensation.

Pensions & Investments' "Best Places to Work in Money Management"
For the sixth consecutive year, Baird's Asset Management group was honored in the publication's Best Places to Work in Money Management special feature.

Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
Baird received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2018 Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to LGBTQ workplace equality.

European Corporate Finance House of the Year
Baird was named UK Corporate Finance House of the Year at the 2017 Private Equity Awards. The annual Private Equity Awards are one of the leading private equity-focused awards in Europe.

Greenwich Associate Survey
Baird received nine No. 1 rankings for equity research, sales, trading and corporate access in Greenwich Associates' annual survey of institutional money managers.

Great Place to Work® – Best Workplaces in the UK
Baird ranked No. 19 in the medium category for 2018, the firm’s fourth consecutive year on the list.

Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards
Six Baird analysts were honored in the 2017 Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards (formerly the StarMine Analyst Awards). Baird analysts have earned these awards annually since their inception in 2001.

Vault Rankings
Vault cited the “friendly, team oriented culture” and “great learning opportunities” when listing Baird as No. 14 among its 2018 Vault Best Banking Firms. Baird also ranked No. 5 on Vault’s annual list of the Best Investment Bank Internships

Barron's Top 40 Wealth Managers in the U.S.
Baird ranked No. 21 on the 2017 list. The firm has been recognized annually since 2007.