Alex Barker | Investment Banking | Stephens

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Alex Barker

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Alex Barker

Mr. Barker joined Stephens in 2023 as a member of the firm’s Capital Solutions Group. Prior to joining Stephens, Mr. Barker worked at Houlihan Lokey in its New York restructuring group where he focused on complex restructurings across a variety of industries and jurisdictions, advising companies, lenders, and other stakeholders. Mr. Barker began his career as a leveraged finance analyst at Key Bank, later working at RW Baird as a high yield and distressed debt desk analyst. Mr. Barker received an MBA from the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University and a BBA in Finance from Kent State University.