Stephens Capital Partners LLC | Stephens

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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.


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.

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We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

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Stephens Capital Partners LLC

Value Not Disclosed 07/07/2016 Dealerships Complete
Lead Banker: Matthew P. Marks
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Transaction Details

  • On July 7, 2016, Stephens Capital Partners LLC (“SCP”) partnered with the existing management team to acquire Vanguard Truck Centers (“Vanguard”)
  • Vanguard is one of the largest multi-regional Volvo and Mack truck dealership platforms in the United States
  • Vanguard’s platform consists of 16 customer-facing locations and over 190 service bays strategically located in the large and growing metropolitan markets of Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Phoenix and St. Louis
  • Vanguard offers one-stop sales and increasingly “tech-enabled” services to customers – including new and used trucks; aftermarket parts, service and repairs; leasing and rental services; and financing and insurance products
  • Stephens Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to SCP on the transaction

About the company

Stephens Capital Partners LLC
Stephens Capital Partners LLC manages private equity investments for Stephens’ family interests and provides strategic, patient and flexible capital to private
companies. SCP helps owners achieve their objectives by providing capital for liquidity and growth needs. SCP has been a trusted and reliable source of capital for private companies for over 70 years. For more information, visit

Vanguard Truck Centers
Vanguard Truck Centers, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, owns and operates full service commercial truck centers in the United States, representing truck and bus manufacturers such as Mack Trucks, Inc., Volvo Trucks North America, Prevost and Isuzu. Vanguard offers comprehensive transportation solutions, with locations in Adairsville, Atlanta, Commerce and Savannah, Georgia; Alvin, Austin, Houston, El Campo and Victoria, Texas; Flagstaff, Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; St. Louis, Missouri; and Cahokia, Illinois. The Vanguard mission is to exceed customer expectations with entire product and service offerings, including new trucks, premium used trucks, aftermarket parts, service & body shops, as well as finance and insurance services and leasing and rental. Vanguard Truck Centers also operates Norwood Equipment Inc., an independent truck equipment company, representing multiple equipment lines such as EZ Pack, Galbreath, Elgin and Vactor. Norwood Equipment currently operates in Phoenix, Arizona.