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Corporate Structure

Market Index Certificate Services is a division of Bankers Financial Services LLC, a subsidiary of BDFSC Holdings Corp. Other subsidiaries of BDFSC Holdings Corp. include Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. and Investment Advisors Corp.

 

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Bankers Financial Services

Bankers Financial Services, LLC

Since 2001, Bankers Financial Services, LLC has specialized in providing comprehensive services relating to the structure analysis and issuances of FDIC-insured, market-linked certificate of deposits sold in banks and credit unions, by broker dealers and other financial institutions throughout the United States.

Bankers Financial Services, LLC provides all of the services needed for issuing financial institutions to obtain low cost funding through issuance of core or brokered deposits within 60 days, including complete accounting, operational processes, disclosure and policy templates, sales training, marketing materials and much more.


Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. (BDFS) is proud to offer our clients and their financial advisors a full range of traditional and innovative financial solutions. Originally founded and registered with the SEC in 1979, our firm is registered in 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.

With branch and proprietary offices located throughout the U.S., BDFS is readily accessible and dedicated to serving our clients and their financial advisors by providing trading, compliance, product information, research, back office and general support.

 

BDF Investments

BDF Investments

The firm's BDF Investments division provides full-service investment support to clients through five branch office locations across the state of Iowa. Branch offices are located in Carroll, Coralville, Fort Dodge, Red Oak and West Des Moines.

 

IBA Securities

IBA Securities

Since 1984, financial institutions have turned to the firm's IBA Securities division for customized investment and insurance programs backed by proven experience, personal service and local support. IBA Securities is the only investment program provider endorsed by the Iowa Bankers Association.


Investment Advisors Corp.

Investment Advisors Corp.

Since 1996, Investment Advisors Corp. (IAC) has supported investment advisor representatives in their service of the diverse financial planning and investment management needs of their clients. IAC advisors provide fee-based advisory, financial planning and comprehensive asset management services to individuals, corporations, endowments, foundations, high net-worth investors and other clients.

As a privately-owned registered investment adviser (RIA), IAC takes pride in providing advisors with the comprehensive support and tools they need to help their clients achieve their financial goals.


 


Corporate History

1979

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. originally incorporated and registered with SEC.

1984

IBA Securities established to provide customized investment programs to financial institutions. Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. would acquire IBA Securities as a new division of the firm in 1991.

1991

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. acquired IBA Securities as a new division of the firm.

1995

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. established BDF Investments division.

1996

Investment Advisors Corp. was established as an SEC registered investment advisor. BDFSC Holdings Corp. established to operate the Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. and Investment Advisors Corp. subsidiaries.

2001

Bankers Financial Services, LLC was established to design and distribute financial products and services for community banks. The company's market-linked certificate of Deposit program is now sold in banks and other financial institutions throughout the U.S.

2006

Bankers Financial Services, LLC established Market Index Certificate Services division to provide market-linked certificate programs to a national base of credit unions.

2012

BDFSC Holdings Corp. and its subsidiaries move to new corporate headquarters in West Des Moines, Iowa.

 

Corporate Registrations, Licenses & Memberships

 

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.

  • Registered in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia
  • Insurance licensed in 47 states and the District of Columbia
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) - Registered Broker Dealer
  • Commodities Futures Trade Commission (CFTC) - Registered Introducing Broker
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) - Member Firm
  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) - Member Firm
  • National Futures Association (NFA) - Member Firm
  • National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC) - Member Firm
  • Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) - Member Firm

Investment Advisors Corp.

  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) - Registered Investment Adviser
  • Notice filed in 42 States and the District of Columbia