J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons, LLC (d/b/a Hilliard Lyons) is a full-service wealth management firm with offices in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Corporate headquarters are in Louisville, Kentucky. Approximately 400 financial consultants provide financial guidance to individuals and families, including retirement planning, estate planning, financial planning, risk management, and education funding. In 2010, the firm acquired middle-market investment banking firm bCatalyst to complement existing Investment Banking capabilities. As a result, Hilliard Lyons now assists business owners with business valuations, financing for expansion and acquisition, and mergers and acquisitions.