JMP Group, Inc. is a full-service investment banking and asset management firm. The Company provides investment banking, sales and trading, and equity research services to corporate and institutional clients, and alternative asset management products and services to institutional investors and high net-worth individuals. In addition, the Company manages and invests in corporate credit instruments through collateralized loan obligations and direct investments, and it serves as the investment advisor to a business development company. The Company provides its corporate clients with a wide variety of services, including strategic advice and capital raising solutions, sales and trading support, and equity research coverage. It provides institutional investors with capital markets intelligence and objective, informed investment recommendations about individual equities.