Investment Counselors of Maryland is a boutique investment firm focused on value driven investing across the market capitalization spectrum with a particular emphasis on small and mid cap companies.
Located in Baltimore, ICM employees enjoy a significant ownership interest in the Firm. The remainder is owned by OMAM, a global, diversified multi-boutique asset management company. This unique relationship offers our clients the benefits of a true investment boutique with the stability and resources of a global financial organization.
Investment Counselors of Maryland, LLC is a registered investment advisor with the SEC and was founded in 1972 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Equitable Bancorporation. Ten years later, the principal officers acquired the common stock from Equitable Bancorporation, and in 1986, ICM became a wholly-owned affiliate of OMAM’s predecessor, United Asset Management. In 2001 and 2005, Principals of ICM acquired a significant ownership interest in the Firm from OMAM. Today ICM enjoys investment and operational autonomy along with the best practices assistance and backing of a global financial services organization.