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.
Mr. Ferdinandi joined Stephens in 2022 as a Vice President in the firm’s Consumer Group and specializes in the Food & Agribusiness sector. He has advised on a variety of transactions, including M&A, capital raises, and other strategic advisory work in food & agribusiness, branded consumer products, business services, manufacturing, and broader industrials. Prior to joining Stephens, Mr. Ferdinandi was a Director of Corporate Strategy at Bureau Veritas SA (ENXTPA:BVI), a global leader in Testing, Inspection, and Certification. He began his career in investment banking focused on cross-border M&A at Fredericks Michael & Co. Mr. Ferdinandi has a BA in Economics with scholars distinction from the University of Miami.