Asset Management


Central States Capital Markets (“Central States”) provides a wide array of asset management services.  Whether the client is in need of general asset management or our more specialized Equity Portfolio Management; Central States can help clients build, manage, and analyze portfolios of all types.

General Asset Management Services

Central States Capital Markets (“Central States”) Investment Representatives have powerful resources, typically attributed only to the financial heavyweights. The team has refined its ability to deliver services in a more personal manner, reflecting Midwest values and respect for each customer’s needs.

Central States’ professionals are dedicated to providing a high level of service with an emphasis on customer suitability, innovation, and maximization of income to the customer. Provided below are some of the products and services we provide:

Cash Management Products

  • Money Market Funds
  • U.S. Government Securities
  • Certificates of Deposit
  • Commercial Paper
  • Municipal Bonds

Asset Allocation

  • Portfolio Analysis
  • Customized portfolio development for each investor
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Structuring liquidity and cash needs

Investment Policy Statements

  • Identification of investment objectives
  • Investment guidelines
  • Risk evaluation

Custodial and Clearing

  • Utilize Pershing through Central States Capital Markets
  • Provide full Treasury management through existing custodian
  • Establishment of third-party custodian
  • Debit and credit access to any bank account nationwide

Identification of Tax Status

  • Federal & State tax exemption needs
  • AMT tax avoidance requirements

Equity Portfolio Management

Central States’ equity portfolio management is offered to individuals, pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, estates, charitable organizations, corporations, and other business entities.

This service provides continuous monitoring and managing of a client’s equity portfolio. Portfolio changes are made as market conditions warrant. Investment decisions are made by Central States Capital Markets on a discretionary basis with the goal of providing the client with reasonable investment returns while managing investment risks.

Equity portfolios will typically be diversified across a wide range of industries, economic sectors, and market capitalizations. In addition, cash equivalents may be used in portfolios in place of equity securities from time to time if this is deemed advisable in order to reduce risk.