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

Steve Dearing

Managing Director, Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets

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Equity Capital Markets
Steve Dearing

Steve Dearing is a Managing Director in the New York office of Stephens Inc.

Mr. Dearing has more than 30 years of ECM experience in all aspects of financing middle market companies as well as ancillary ECM products including, ATMs, buybacks, 144 monetizations, tender offers and private placements. Mr. Dearing has originated or executed transactions with aggregate value in excess of $30 billion over his career across a wide range of industries including transportation, industrial, healthcare, technology, media, energy and real estate. This experience provides Mr. Dearing with unique product knowledge and the ability to structure transactions for each client’s specific needs. Prior to joining Stephens Inc. Mr. Dearing was an equity capital markets banker at Bear Stearns, JP Morgan, Cantor and Imperial Capital.

Mr. Dearing earned a B.S. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

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