Looking to move beyond its discount brokerage roots, Quick & Reilly Group is on the prowl for a mutual fund company and an investment management firm.

During a wide-ranging interview in his downtown Manhattan office, Thomas C. Quick, president of Quick & Reilly, said consumers are increasingly demanding convenience and investment help, forcing the nation's third- largest discount broker to diversify.

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