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.

Diversified Industrials & Services

Aerospace & Defense

We have a thorough understanding of the aerospace and defense industry, as well as its technology. This allows us to excel at M&A, capital raising and capital solutions for companies operating in the US and Europe.

Our senior bankers possess extensive firsthand experience with military technology and significant cross-border connectivity that enables us to provide a rare level of service to businesses in this highly specialized space. We take into consideration how geopolitical, economic and subsector-specific forces may affect our clients.

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