Smart. Creative. Rice.

Rice Financial adds value because we focus our expertise in specialized areas, providing clients exceptional in‐depth proficiency. And our roots as a derivative firm mean our clients receive world‐class quantitative analysis and execution on the most progressive technological platforms.

Rice truly is different. Just ask the city and state governments, institutional investors and universities that return to us time and again for innovative solutions and exceptional performance.

They know that we are

Smart. Creative. Rice.

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Municipal Fixed Income
Rice Financial is an underwriter in more than 10% of all primary market municipal bond financings completed in the U.S. each year. On the investment side, our Institutional Fixed Income Desk sells more than $10 billion annually in fixed income, short duration securities to state and local governments.
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Institutional Equity
Rice Financial’s Equity Trading and Sales Desk provides agency-only, non-conflicted anonymous trade execution services to institutional clients in global equities and U.S. options. We offer access to more than 100 liquidity sources from 20+ vendors, most dark pools, ATSs and lit exchanges on the street, as well as derivative execution and algorithmic trading capability.
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Corporate Fixed Income
Rice Financial has underwritten nearly $70 billion in taxable bonds, providing corporations the investment banking expertise they need to successfully access the bond markets.
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Infrastructure Private Equity
Rice Financial’s Governmental Infrastructure Private Equity Finance business has made more than $1 billion available for investment in U.S. infrastructure projects.
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HBCU Capital Funding
Through our partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, Rice Financial is a direct lender to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We have executed more than $2.2 billion in loans for nearly one‐half of the nation’s HBCUs.
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Our growth philosophy at Rice is to build successful businesses where our technical expertise gives us a material competitive advantage in the value created for our clients. This focus on our defining strengths allows us to provide the highest level of expertise available in several highly specialized segments of the market.
- Don Rice,
CEO