Investment Banking

The Investment Banking team at Stephens offers a full-range of services to an array of sectors and industries, from consumer and healthcare to energy and technology.

Stephens Investment Banking For The Middle Market - Sectors

The Stephens Investment Banking team focuses on an expanding range of industries, from consumer and healthcare to energy and technology. In each area of focus, we combine in-depth industry knowledge with strong execution.

The Stephens Technology investment banking team includes corporate finance and M&A professionals based in San Francisco, Boston, Little Rock and London (through its London affiliate, Stephens Europe Limited). The Technology team leverages its deep investment banking expertise to advise emerging growth and leading public and private companies, entrepreneurs, and financial investors on optimal strategic alternatives and financial solutions. The team has extensive experience across several product lines, including mergers and acquisitions advisory, public and private equity and debt financings. The investment banking group has successfully advised on over 200 transactions, totaling over $30 billion in closed deal value.

The Stephens Technology investment banking practice is comprised of seasoned investment bankers that combine their industry expertise with the significant resources of Stephens’ Capital Markets activities to deliver superior execution for their clients. 

Our extensive industry knowledge and transaction leadership experience spans the following sectors:

Business Application Software / SaaS

Infrastructure Software

Communications and Enterprise Systems

Internet and Information Services

Technology-Enabled Business Services

Doug Brockway
Managing Director (617) 239-7511
Boston, MA
Robin Brown
Managing Director +44 20 3757 9883
London, UK

Stephens Europe Limited
Philipp von Grawert
Managing Director +49 69 244 330 406
Frankfurt, DE

Stephens Europe Limited
Kurt Hoofnagle
Managing Director (415) 548-6905
San Francisco, CA
Matt Kentner
Managing Director (501) 377-2384
Little Rock, AR
Graham Paton
Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director +44 20 3757 9888
London, UK

Stephens Europe Limited
Bryan Scanlon
Managing Director (501) 377-2420
Little Rock, AR
Jack Clarke
Associate (212) 891-1756
New York, NY

$1.7 Billion

Initial Public Offering


$300 Million

Follow-On Offering


$1.5 Billion

Follow-On Offering


Not disclosed

Has Been Acquired by

MRI Software

A Portfolio Company Of

TA Associates and GI Partners


$150 Million

Acquisition Financing

Opengear, Inc.

Placement Agent

Not disclosed

Has Been Acquired by

McCarthy Capital Fund VI


$375 Million

Convertible Senior Notes


$55 Million

Senior Secured Credit Facility


Not disclosed

Apse Capital Limited

Has Acquired

Ultima Business Solutions Limited


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