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.

Health & Life Sciences

Life Sciences & Medical Devices

We provide comprehensive investment banking services to clients across the highly diversified life sciences and medical devices space. Our clients range from owner-managed firms to financial sponsor-backed businesses to public companies.

Our senior bankers build long-lasting relationships with clients by providing actionable insights and customized M&A and capital markets strategies. We understand the unique needs of each business, including those that operate in the development and production of medical devices as well as those that provide tools and services for pharmaceuticals, biologics, and diagnostics.

Featured Transactions

  • M&A Advisory

    Has Been Acquired By

    M&A Advisory

    Surgical Technologies, Inc.

    Financial Advisor

    Life Sciences & Medical Devices

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    05/19/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    And Management Have Invested In

    M&A Advisory

    Intermediate Capital Group

    Financial Advisor

    Life Sciences & Medical Devices

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    10/06/2021

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Senior Secured Credit Facilities

    &

    Has Been Acquired By

    Debt Capital Markets

    Emerald Textiles

    Co-Advisor

    Healthcare Services

    Financial Sponsors

    Not Disclosed

    08/16/2021

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    U.S. Initial Public Offering

    $176 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    MaxCyte, Inc.

    Co-Manager

    Life Sciences & Medical Devices

    Public Companies

    $176 Million

    07/29/2021

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