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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.

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.

Our Businesses

Capital Management

We provide fiduciary investment strategies to public-and private-sector institutional clients through asset allocation, consulting, and retirement services.

Fixed Income Sales & Trading

Decades of proven performance and experience in providing tailored fixed income trading and underwriting services to major municipal and corporate issuers.

Institutional Equities and Research

Proven industry-leading research, global market insights, and client-focused execution.

Insurance

Customized risk management, property & casualty, executive strategies and employee benefits solutions that protect our clients over the long term.

Investment Banking

We assist companies with accessing capital through innovative advisory and execution services that help firms achieve their strategic goals.

Private Capital

We have been a trusted and reliable source of capital for private companies for over 70 years.

Private Wealth Management

Our experienced Private Client Group professionals develop customized investment strategies to help clients achieve their financial goals.

Public Finance

We are a trusted municipal advisor with proven expertise in public financings. We also work with clients in negotiated and competitive municipal underwritings.

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Investment Banking

Stephens Adds Depository-Focused Banker to Its Leading Financial Institutions Group

Dec 7, 2021

Stephens, an independent financial services firm, has hired Nathan (Nate) Mittag as managing director within the firm’s investment banking Financial Institutions Group. Mr. Mittag will focus on depositories, a core capability and practice of Stephens, and assist in the firm’s dedicated coverage of banks across every region of the US. He is based in New York.

Mr. Mittag has amassed extensive experience advising Depositories and Thrifts over a 14 year career with Piper Sandler and Keefe, Bruyette &Woods. He holds a BA in economics from Bucknell University.

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Stephens' differentiated offering for banks stems from our people, our expertise and our ability to cultivate the right relationships. Nate aligns well with our ethos, and his industry acumen complements the compelling, strategic guidance we provide with every client engagement.
Brad Eichler
Executive Vice President, Head of Investment Banking

Scott Studwell, Head of Equity Capital Markets and Head of US Depositories added, “I’ve known Nate for more than a decade and strongly believe that he is a rising star in this business. We are excited to have him join our team and look forward to working with him to further build Stephens’ coverage of depository institutions.”

Stephens’ financial institutions group provides investment banking services to community and regional banks, thrifts and other financial institutions. Over the past twelve-months, the Group has created over $8 billion of combined capital markets and M&A transaction value for bank clients.

About Stephens
“Stephens” (the company brand name) is a leading family-owned investment firm comprising the businesses of investment banking, advisory, sales and trading, research, insurance and wealth management. Founded in 1933, Stephens’ US operations are headquartered in Little Rock, AR, with additional locations in strategic domestic markets and a European presence in England and Germany. Stephens is committed to building long-term value for corporations, state and local governments, financial institutions, and institutional and individual investors. Stephens’ affiliates include (among others): Stephens Inc. (offers securities products; member NYSE SIPC), Stephens Investment Management Group, Stephens Insurance, LLC, Stephens Capital Partners LLC, and Stephens Europe Limited. © 2021 Stephens. For more information, visit www.stephens.com.

Stephens Inc. is regulated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Home Office: 111 Center Street, Little Rock, AR USA, 501-377-2000) and Stephens Europe Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Registered office 12 Arthur Street, London, EC4R 9AB, Registered number 8817024).

Media Contacts:
Chenoa Taitt, Stephens Inc.
212-891-1742 / [email protected]

Laura Stephens, Stephens Inc.
212-891-1717 / [email protected]

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