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December 07, 2021

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

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.

“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,” said 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.

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