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.

Investment Banking

Public Companies

We help public companies of all sizes access equity and debt capital markets in ways that meet their strategic goals and align with their reporting and governance requirements.

How We Work

Our bankers have an abundance of experience serving clients both during and long after the IPO process. We advise with a keen awareness of factors that arise for corporations as their shares trade freely, and we understand how to conduct successful transactions for firms facing any level of public attention.

Our Public Companies services include: Sell Side and Buy Side M&A Advisory, Initial Public Offerings, Follow-Ons, Secondary Sales, Investment and Non-Investment Grade Bonds, Strategic Alternatives Assessment, and more.

Featured Transactions

  • Equity Capital Markets

    Follow-on Offering

    $94 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Cadre Holdings, Inc.

    Bookrunner

    Aerospace & Defense

    Public Companies

    $94 Million

    06/09/2022

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Preferred Stock

    $513 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    PacWest Bancorp

    Co-Manager

    Depository

    Public Companies

    $513 Million

    06/06/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    A Subsidiary Of

    Has Been Acquired By

    M&A Advisory

    Summit Materials, Inc.

    Financial Advisor

    Building Products, Materials & Technology

    Public Companies

    Not Disclosed

    05/16/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    Business Combination With

    To Form

    $1.3 Billion

    M&A Advisory

    Executive Network Partnering Corporation

    Financial Advisor and Fairness Opinion

    Exploration & Production

    Public Companies

    $1.3 Billion

    05/16/2022

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Senior Bankers

News & Perspectives