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

Transactions

Each client, and each investment banking transaction, is unique. However, we bring a wealth of experience and depth of expertise to all assignments, delivering consistently insightful perspectives coupled with strong execution.

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  • Debt Capital Markets | Financial Advisor

    $30 Million

    09/15/2022

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  • M&A Advisory | Advisor

    $13.5 Million

    07/30/2021

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    Complete

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  • Equity Capital Markets | Book-Running Manager

    $50 Million

    07/21/2021

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    Complete

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  • M&A Advisory | Financial Advisor

    12/28/2020

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    Complete

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  • M&A Advisory | Financial Advisor

    09/05/2019

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  • Equity Capital Markets | Joint Bookrunner

    $41 Million

    07/31/2019

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  • M&A Advisory | Fairness Opinion

    02/20/2019

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  • Debt Capital Markets | Financial Advisor

    £307 Million

    09/01/2017

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  • Capital Solutions | Financial Advisor

    £50 Million

    03/01/2017

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  • Debt Capital Markets | Financial Advisor

    £50 Million

    06/01/2016

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  • Debt Capital Markets | Financial Advisor

    £278 Million

    01/01/2016

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  • M&A Advisory | Sole Advisor

    13.1 Million Shares

    09/28/2015

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    Complete

  • Debt Capital Markets

    Senior Secured Term Loan

    $30 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Tom’s Watch Bar

    Financial Advisor

    Private Companies

    $30 Million

    09/15/2022

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  • M&A Advisory

    Has Been Acquired By

    $13.5 Million

    M&A Advisory

    Village Inn and Bakers Square

    Advisor

    Financial Sponsors

    $13.5 Million

    07/30/2021

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Follow-On Offering

    $50 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Kura Sushi USA, Inc.

    Book-Running Manager

    Public Companies

    $50 Million

    07/21/2021

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  • M&A Advisory

    Has Been Sold To

    M&A Advisory

    Zaxby's

    Financial Advisor

    Private Company Advisory

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    12/28/2020

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  • M&A Advisory

    Has Been Acquired By

    M&A Advisory

    QK Holdings, LLC

    Financial Advisor

    Private Companies

    Not Disclosed

    09/05/2019

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  • Equity Capital Markets

    Initial Public Offering

    $41 Million

    Equity Capital Markets

    Kura Sushi USA, Inc.

    Joint Bookrunner

    Public Companies

    $41 Million

    07/31/2019

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  • M&A Advisory

    Has Agreed to Acquire

    Cambridge Franchise Holdings, LLC

    M&A Advisory

    Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.

    Fairness Opinion

    Public Companies

    Not Disclosed

    02/20/2019

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Caffè Nero

    Debt Advisory

    £307 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Caffè Nero

    Financial Advisor

    £307 Million

    09/01/2017

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  • Capital Solutions

    Byron

    A Portfolio Company Of

    Hutton Collins

    Restructuring

    £50 Million

    Capital Solutions

    Byron

    Financial Advisor

    Financial Sponsors

    £50 Million

    03/01/2017

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Byron

    A Portfolio Company Of

    Hutton Collins

    Debt Advisory

    £50 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Byron

    Financial Advisor

    Financial Sponsors

    £50 Million

    06/01/2016

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  • Debt Capital Markets

    Caffè Nero

    Debt Advisory

    £278 Million

    Debt Capital Markets

    Caffè Nero

    Financial Advisor

    £278 Million

    01/01/2016

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  • M&A Advisory

    Spin-Off From

    13.1 Million Shares

    M&A Advisory

    J. Alexander’s Holdings, Inc.

    Sole Advisor

    Public Companies

    13.1 Million Shares

    09/28/2015

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