Mr. Jones joined Stephens in February 2018 as Managing Director. Prior to joining Stephens, Mr. Jones was a Managing Director at Blackhill Partners. He has spent one-half of his 35 year investment banking career advising public, private and family-owned companies on maximizing value and the other half advising creditors, sponsors and boards of distressed companies in either the sale of their assets or the restructuring of their balance sheets.
Noteworthy transactions include the $5 billion multinational, multi-jurisdictional reorganization of Pacific Exploration, advising the founding family in the sale of Algan to BFGoodrich, advising the founder of TriColor Auto Group in its sale to Serent Capital and the divestitures of non-core business units of British Petroleum, Kennametal and Xerox.
Mr. Jones holds a BBA from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) and has completed the three year Securities Industry Institute program in The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, in which he received second year class honors for his paper on advising family-owned businesses.