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.

Investment Banking

Debt Capital Markets

With one of the longest serving and most active advisory practices in operation, we excel at helping firms access public and private debt capital in a discreet and efficient manner. Stephens also has robust institutional and retail distribution capabilities.

How We Work

Our bankers structure, market, negotiate and place all types of debt capital. We advise on the best capital structure options and create a competitive environment for clients to drive the best terms available. We have proprietary relationships that extend beyond traditional bank debt capital.

Our DCM services include: Revolvers, Term Loans (First Lien, Second Lien and Unitranche), Subordinated and Unsecured Debt, Forward Flow Facilities, Investment and Non-Investment Grade Bonds, Reg D, and more.

Featured Transactions

  • Debt Capital Markets

    Subordinated Notes

    $82.3 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Third Coast Bancshares, Inc.

    Co-Placement Agent

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $82.3 Million

    04/01/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Subordinated Notes

    $200 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Sandy Springs Bancorp

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $200 Million

    03/18/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Subordinated Notes

    $50 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    AmeriBancShares

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $50 Million

    03/18/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Senior Secured First Mortgage Notes Due 2049

    $200 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Entergy Arkansas, LLC

    Joint Bookrunner

    Power & Industrial Technology

    Public Companies

    $200 Million

    03/04/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    A Portfolio Company Of

    Senior Secured

    Debt Capital Markets

    Search Recruitment Group

    Advised

    Financial Institutions

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    02/01/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility

    $217.5 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Curacao

    Financial Advisor

    Specialty Finance

    $217.5 Million

    01/31/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Subordinated Notes

    $150 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    First Foundation Inc.

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $150 Million

    01/24/2022

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Senior Secured

    Debt Capital Markets

    Thomas Murray

    Financial Advisor

    Technology, Media & Telecom

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    12/23/2021

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