Stephens, an independent financial services firm, has hired Peter Gant to join the firm’s Investment Banking division as a Managing Director and Head of Technology. He will be based in Stephens’ Dallas office.
“Peter brings a unique and highly complementary skill set to the Stephens platform. We are excited to have an investment banker of his caliber and reputation on the team,” said Matthew Marks, Executive Vice President and Head of Investment Banking.
Mr. Gant has more than 24 years of experience in investment banking focused on the software industry. Prior to joining Stephens, he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Software Investment Banking at Cowen. Mr. Gant started his investment banking career at RBC Capital Markets where he covered the software industry in a variety of roles, including Co-Head of Technology Mergers & Acquisitions and Global Head of Software Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Gant earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering from Cornell University and obtained his Master of Business Administration from University of California at Berkley.
“I am excited to join the Stephens team, as they have built a rapidly growing investment banking franchise with a great reputation, collaborative culture and a commitment to build lasting client relationships,” said Gant. “This solid foundation presents a great opportunity to further build momentum for Stephens in the technology sector.”
About Stephens Investment Banking
“Stephens” (the company brand name) is a leading family-owned investment firm that includes Stephens Inc. (member NYSE/SIPC), Stephens Investment Management Group, LLC, Stephens Insurance, LLC, Stephens Capital Partners LLC, and Stephens Europe Limited (Registered office: 12 Arthur Street, London, EC4R 9AB, Registered number 8817024), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
With offices in the U.S. and Europe, our investment banking division provides independent advice and execution on the full array of investment banking services: mergers and acquisitions, underwritings of public debt and equity securities, private placements of debt and equity, as well as restructurings and recapitalizations.
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