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.

Consumer

Dealerships

We excel at a broad array of transaction types in meeting the M&A and capital markets needs of auto dealerships. This includes private and public companies such as those specializing in franchises, auctions, used cars and recreational vehicles.

Our senior bankers have successfully worked on some of the largest and most significant dealership transactions in the history of the subsector. We are experienced in all aspects of equity and debt capital raising for dealerships, possessing thorough knowledge of potential buyers and a rare understanding of their negotiation tactics.

Featured Transactions

  • M&A Advisory

    Has Been Acquired By

    M&A Advisory

    Sisk Automotive Group

    Financial Advisor

    Dealerships

    Private Companies

    Family Office Advisory

    Not Disclosed

    01/31/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    Has Been Acquired By

    M&A Advisory

    Holland RV Centers

    Financial Advisor

    Dealerships

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    01/20/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Senior Unsecured Notes

    $1.15 Billion

    Debt Capital Markets

    Sonic Automotive, Inc.

    Co-Manager

    Dealerships

    Public Companies

    $1.15 Billion

    10/27/2021

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Follow-On Offering

    $1.0 Billion

    Equity Capital Markets

    Lithia Motors, Inc.

    Bookrunner

    Dealerships

    Public Companies

    $1.0 Billion

    05/19/2021

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Senior Bankers