TEMPOE, LLC | Stephens

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.


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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$150 Million 01/04/2017 Specialty Finance Complete
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Transaction Details

  • On January 4, 2017, TEMPOE, LLC raised a $150 million Senior Secured Credit Facility with an accordion to upsize the facility to $250 million during the term of the agreement
  • TEMPOE is a leading provider of point-of-sale solutions to credit-constrained consumers via its nationwide footprint of 8,000 stores and online network
  • The transaction proceeds will be used to refinance the existing facility and fund portfolio growth
  • Stephens Inc. served as exclusive financial advisor to TEMPOE in the transaction

About the company

TEMPOE, built upon the roots of WhyNotLeaseIt, is a leading provider of no credit required products that facilitate shopping. TEMPOE provides several flexible payment options with the opportunity for quick and economical ownership for consumers. TEMPOE was founded in 2009 in Manchester, New Hampshire and serves the furniture, home electronics, appliance, jewelry and automotive industries. For more information, please visit www.tempoe.com.

Sources: Company filings and Stephens Inc. internal data.
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