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

Diversified Industrials & Services

From construction materials to smart grids, we know the trends affecting companies in the Diversified Industrials & Services sector, as well as how to apply those insights to successful capital raising and M&A strategies for our clients.

Stephens has unparalleled experience across Diversified Industrials & Services. Our team creates innovative solutions for firms that are essential to residential, commercial and civil infrastructure. Whether it is railcar and truck capacity or chemical processing automation, our experts grasp nuances within each subsector that are essential to the client’s investment banking needs.

Aerospace & Defense

Our bankers possess extensive firsthand experience with military technology, and significant cross-border connectivity.

Automotive & Mobility

From precision metals and lightweight plastics to combustion and EV, we understand the needs of suppliers, manufacturers, infrastructure providers, and software developers.

Building Products, Materials & Technology

We have strong advisory and execution capabilities tailored to the building products, construction materials, and technology provider spaces.

Power & Industrial Technology

We solve the capital markets needs of hardware, software and services firms that support the energy and technology sectors.

Services

Our senior bankers possess extensive experience across Infrastructure, Industrial, Professional, Commercial, Facility, Residential, Communications, and Utility Services.

Specialty Distribution

Our bankers have deep operational knowledge of companies involved in safety, energy distribution, flow control, and more.

Transportation & Logistics

We have been advising businesses of all sizes in this subsector for more than four decades, across the full spectrum of transactions.

Featured Transactions

  • M&A Advisory

    Has Acquired

    M&A Advisory

    Astara Capital Partners

    Financial Advisor

    Building Products, Materials & Technology

    Financial Sponsors

    Not Disclosed

    11/08/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    A Portfolio Company Of

    Has Been Sold To

    € 57.5 Million

    M&A Advisory

    PINOVA Capital

    Financial Advisor

    Power & Industrial Technology

    Financial Sponsors

    € 57.5 Million

    10/06/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    A Portfolio Company Of

    Has Been Sold To

    M&A Advisory

    AURELIUS Growth Investments

    Financial Advisor

    Services

    Financial Sponsors

    Not Disclosed

    09/06/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    A Portfolio Company Of

    Has Agreed To Be Acquired By

    M&A Advisory

    Odewald KMU

    Financial Advisor

    Diversified Industrials & Services

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    08/23/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    Has Acquired

    $103 Million

    M&A Advisory

    Hub Group

    financial advisor

    Transportation & Logistics

    Public Companies

    $103 Million

    08/22/2022

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Private Placement

    $90 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Wildcat Discovery Technologies

    Financial Advisor

    Clean Technology & Infrastructure

    Public Companies

    $90 Million

    07/13/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    Has Sold

    Safran Aerosystems Arresting Company (SAA)

    $240 Million

    M&A Advisory

    Safran

    Financial Advisor

    Aerospace & Defense

    Public Companies

    $240 Million

    06/30/2022

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Follow-on Offering

    $94 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Cadre Holdings, Inc.

    Bookrunner

    Aerospace & Defense

    Public Companies

    $94 Million

    06/09/2022

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