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 U.S. Depositories and Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets
Mr. Studwell joined Stephens in April of 2015 as the Head of the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) Equity Capital Markets division, which oversees both public and private capital raises for Stephens’ clients. Mr. Studwell was previously a Senior Managing Director and Head of Equity Capital Markets Origination and Execution at Sterne Agee, Head of the US Equity Capital Markets business at Keefe, Bruyette and Woods, and a Vice President at Bear Stearns & Co in the Equity Transactions Group. Mr. Studwell, since 2004, led the execution efforts on over 100 bookrun transactions for Financial Institutions, including, IPOs, follow-ons, bought deals, accelerated bookbuilds, confidentially marketed offerings and private placement transactions. Mr. Studwell earned a B.S. in Business Administration, Salve Regina University.