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.


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.

Our People

Dan Clague

Managing Director

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Dan Clague

Dan Clague is a Managing Director in Stephens' London office. He is a specialist in the marine sector. Prior to joining Stephens in 2014 he was a Managing Director at Hawkpoint Partners. He was earlier a managing director or director of SG Hambros, ABN Amro and Baring Brothers where he started his investment banking career over 25 years ago after four years working for Ocean Group as a shipping and ports manager in West Africa and the US. He has experience of both public and private company mergers & acquisitions. He has acted for many different types of client including corporate and government-owned businesses as well as private equity and infrastructure funds. His assignments have included transactions all around the world and in most of the main sub-sectors in the transport industry including the sales of Unifeeder to Nordic Capital, Silja Line to Tallink, Isle of Man Steam Packet to Montagu, Commodore Shipping to ABN Amro, Fesco Far East to Hamburg Süd, Esco in Thailand for Hellman & Friedman and Seastreak for Sea Containers. Acting on the buyside he advised CMA-CGM on Comanav, Rreef on Port of Lübeck, Oaktree on Navig8 Chemical Tankers, Hutchison on ECT and Montagu on Unifeeder. His capital markets experience includes the IPO of ADL, the spin-off of CP Ships, the bond issue for Port of Rostock and Rule 3 advice to Simon Ports. He has a BA in English from Oxford University and a MBA from London Business School.