We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.
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 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.
We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
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.
We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.
Managing Director & Head of Germany
Gerhard Gleich is a Managing Director in Stephens' Frankfurt office and Head of Germany. Prior to joining Stephens in 2015, Gerhard headed the German investment banking practice of Canaccord Genuity and was Head of Industrials at Berenberg Bank. He started his career at Dresdner Kleinwort and Deutsche Bank, where he held the position of Assistant to the Chairman of the Board, Hilmar Kopper, and also sat on the Board of FTE Automotive. Gerhard has more than twenty years of experience advising mid and large-cap corporate clients as well as private equity investors and family offices on public and private M&A transactions, debt and equity raisings. He has originated and executed numerous transactions within the Industrials sector with a particular focus on engineering, automation, flow control and industrial technology. He graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann from the University of Augsburg.