The Company was founded in 1887 when General Albert Gallatin Edwards and his son opened for business in St. Louis. Among the first brokerage firms to go public in the 1970s, A.G.
Edwards has since grown from its regional roots into one of the more recognizable brands in financial services.
Today, American television viewers will recognize the A.G. Edwards 'nest egg' as part of the firm's national branding strategy which includes monthly calculation of the National Nest Egg Score, a relative
measure of US saving and investment habits.
The company's current tagline is “Fully Invested In Our Clients.”
On May 31, 2007, the company announced plans to be acquired by Wachovia Corp. in a $6.8 billion deal.
On September 28, 2007, the company's shareholders voted in favor of the merger with Wachovia. On October 1, 2007, the deal was finalized and A.G. Edwards became a wholly owned subsidiary of Wachovia Corporation.
We currently have the following pieces in our inventory that were issued to this historic firm: