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.

Our People

Kiran Patri Prasad, CFA

Managing Director

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M&A Advisory; Health & Life Sciences
Kiran Patri Prasad, CFA

Mr. Prasad joined Stephens in 2017 and is a Managing Director in the M&A practice. He has led mergers and acquisitions transactions including sell-sides, buy-sides, fairness opinions, capital raises and other strategic advisory work for both public and private companies as well as private equity firms. He has extensive experience advising companies in numerous sectors including Food and Beverage, Consumer Products, Restaurants, Retail and Consumer Healthcare.

Prior to joining Stephens, Mr. Prasad worked in the M&A practice at Jefferies LLC and in the Consumer practices at Lehman Brothers and Sagent Advisors. He started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Financial Advisory Services practice. Mr. Prasad received his BS in finance from Lehigh University and his MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University where he earned the distinction of a Fried Fellow. Mr. Prasad also earned the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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