Investor Rights and Responsibilities

Clarity and Transparency is the cornerstone of trust between investors and their financial representative.

As a client of Davis Capital Advisors you can expect exemplary service, education and risk management assessment and advice. 

Davis Capital Advisors are committed to clarity through full and unambiguous disclosure, as well as enhanced understanding of the securities markets. We believe that the needs of the investor always come first. As an investor, you have important rights, including the right to high quality products and services from the firm you choose. At the same time, investors need to shoulder certain responsibilities themselves; to plan carefully to meet their investment goals and to stay informed about the risks and rewards of their investments.


As an investor, you have the right to:

Quality Service

Be treated in a fair, ethical, and respectful manner in all interactions with Davis Capital Advisors and its affiliates,
Receive unparalleled and courteous service and advice at a fair price,
Timely transactions at the best available prices,
Select your own financial representative or request a different one if you are not satisfied,
Move your account to another representative or a new investment firm whenever you wish in a simple, efficient manner.

Full and Clear Reporting

Clear, accurate, easy-to-understand account transactions, statements, and other communications from Davis Capital Advisors.
Be informed clearly about all of the costs associated with your account including those related to the costs related to individual transactions, including commissions, sales charges (or loads), maintenance or service charges, redemption fees, penalties and other fees.
Accurate and timely monthly statements of your account and trade confirmations, which includes detailed transactional information.
Clear descriptions of the firm’s policies and practices for protecting the privacy of nonpublic, personal information.

Responsible Investment Advice

Be provided with responsible investment recommendations based on your personal objectives, time horizon, risk tolerance and other factors, as disclosed by you.
Apprised of real or significant conflicts of interest identified in a financial relationship between an investor and his or her broker-dealer or account representative.
Expect that Davis Capital Advisors and its representatives provide professional assistance to help you clarify your investment goals and risk tolerance.
Rely on your Davis Capital Advisors representative’s assistance in setting realistic expectations about the long term performance and associated risks of various securities. The representatives of Davis Capital Advisors will present you with a variety of reasonable investment alternatives designed to meet those expectations, and disclose the comparative risks, benefits, and costs.

Prompt, Fair Resolution of Problems

Fair consideration and a prompt response from Davis Capital Advisors and its representatives if any problem with your account ever arises.
Clearly defined process for raising and resolving a complaint. Davis Capital Advisors will provide you with full information about this process, particularly about how you can contact senior management to resolve any issue.
Apprised of alternatives if Davis Capital Advisors is unable to resolve a dispute to your satisfaction.


To help ensure the success of your investments, you will want to take a number of important steps.

Inform and Educate Yourself

Read thoroughly all sales literature, prospectuses, and/ or other offering documents, when available, before making any investment decisions.
Carefully consider all investment risks, fees, and/or other factors detailed in these documents.
Make certain that you clearly understand the relationship not only between your investment objectives and the risks and returns on your particular investments but also between your particular investments and your investment objectives. You need to remember at all times that every investment has some degree of risk and that it is possible to lose money – some or all – on any investment.

Communicate With Your Davis Capital Advisors Representative

Be provided completely accurate information about your financial status, investment goals, and risk tolerance when seeking investment advice, so that your Davis Capital Advisors Representative can provide you with appropriate recommendations.
Seek out whatever information you need from your Davis Capital Advisors Representative by proactively asking any questions you have about your account; a specific transaction, risk exposures, potential conflicts of interest, commissions, sales charges and other fees.
Notify your Davis Capital Advisors Representative promptly whenever there is a significant change in your investment objectives, risk tolerance, income, net worth or liquidity needs.
Review your portfolio holdings on a regular basis and whenever you financial circumstances change, you may want to make appropriate changes based on your investments performance and your current objectives.
If you have any holdings in mutual funds, to tell your financial representative about similar mutual-fund holdings you have at other broker-dealers or directly with the mutual funds, so that your representative can insure you receive any applicable “breakpoint” discount.

Keep Your Accounts Current

Have cash or available margin-buying power in your investment account, or transfer funds into that account, to ensure payment for securities purchases by the settlement date. If you are paying by check or funds transfer, you should always make payments directly to your investment clearing firm.
Review all transaction confirmations and account statements or reports carefully and promptly. You should report any errors or any questions to your Davis Capital Advisors Representative immediately.

Use The Right Resources – Carefully

Consult an attorney or a tax adviser for specific tax or legal advice.
Keep in mind that you are fully responsible for your investment decisions.
Consider carefully the validity and reliability of investment information obtained from all sources, especially unsolicited information obtained over the Internet.

Understand that the opinions of securities analysts should never be interpreted as a guarantee of future performance or rate of return. These best practices are aspirational in nature. Davis Capital Advisors LLC maintains the highest level of professional ethics and standards, consistent with the trust our clients have placed in us and our professional obligation to you.