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

Equity Capital Markets

We excel at helping clients access equity capital to achieve their strategic and financial goals, such as organic or inorganic growth. Our public markets insights are second to none. We also has robust institutional and retail distribution capabilities.

How We Work

Our highly experienced bankers are relationship and results focused on behalf of ECM clients. This encompasses issuers as well as selling shareholders, such as private equity investors. We possess expertise in planning, structuring and executing highly sophisticated equity deals in a timely fashion.

Our ECM services include: Initial Public Offerings, Follow-Ons, Secondary Sales, Block Trades, Private Placements, PIPEs, Acquisition Finance, Capital Markets Advisory, SPAC / DESPAC, and more.

Featured Transactions

  • 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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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Preferred Stock

    $513 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    PacWest Bancorp

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $513 Million

    06/06/2022

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Initial Public Offering

    $27 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Hanover Bancorp, Inc.

    Lead Left Bookrunner

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $27 Million

    05/10/2022

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Initial Public Offering

    $384 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Excelerate Energy

    Co-Manager

    Energy & Clean Energy Transition

    Public Companies

    $384 Million

    04/12/2022

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Follow-on Offering

    $150 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Veritex Holdings, Inc.

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $150 Million

    03/03/2022

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Follow-On Offering

    $30 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Coastal Financial Corporation

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $30 Million

    12/14/2021

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Secondary Offering

    $22.0 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Bank7 Corp.

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $22.0 Million

    12/09/2021

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Initial Public Offering

    $36.8 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    FinWise Bancorp

    Joint Book-Running Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $36.8 Million

    11/18/2021

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