Who We Are

What We Do

We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

About Us

We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.

The Stephens Story

The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.

Leadership

Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.

Impact Initiatives

We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Our Brand Ambassadors

Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.

Making Connections

We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

Fixed Income Sales & Trading

What We Do

Fixed Income sales and trading has been core to the firm since our founder Witt Stephens’ first bond sale in 1933. Our ability to exceed client expectations is rooted in strategic relationships and proven execution.

Our Services

In addition to distribution and market making, we have powerful support services. These encompass portfolio construction and bond swaps for a wide array of securities, detailed bond accounting and balance sheet analytics, and customized investment policy and asset liability consulting.

Municipal Securities

We serve state agencies, counties and municipalities, primary and higher education, utilities, housing, and healthcare. Stephens underwrites taxable and tax-free credits, from general obligation to revenue bonds of every size.

Mortgage-backed Securities

Our team’s strong reputation is built on decades of specialized expertise, including extensive experience in sales, trading, and repackaging mortgage-backed securities. Our knowledge base and network in the MBS space are unique.

Corporate Debt

We offer clients of all sizes an unconflicted, unbiased approach to debt advisory. We customize our corporate debt services to large accounts as well as smaller investors, giving our clients access to a broad range of solutions.

Government Securities

We earn the trust of clients in need of reliable execution on US Treasuries and agencies. Our corporate cash management also include government securities. This demonstrates our commitment to a full suite of fixed income services.

Meet the team

Get to know our fixed income sales and trading team and find out how we can meet your expectations.