Since 1933, we have provided advisory and underwriting services on many transactions, supporting critical projects ranging from hospitals to courthouses to roads and education facilities.
Stephens Public Finance is a recognized leader in general obligation and revenue bonds. We work directly with Stephens Fixed Income Sales & Trading on all transactions, which provides valuable insights on the pricing of our clients’ bonds through our participation in the municipal bond market.
Deep experience in negotiated and competitive underwritings offers our clients unmatched knowledge and expertise. Stephens consistently ranks in the Top Five underwriters nationwide for the number of sales tax issues sold.
As a full-service investment bank, Stephens Public Finance is a registered municipal advisor to a wide range of issuers. We have extensive expertise in designing and structuring municipal financing transactions.
Our team employs expert insight and real-time analytics to determine the most appropriate financing vehicle to best meet the current needs of our clients and to set them up for future success. We carefully define the appropriate debt level required to fund each project while protecting our clients’ credit profile and minimizing the impact on their citizens and customers.
We are a trusted underwriter and advisor to K-12 and higher education institutions with varying needs across the country.
As a former public official, I appreciate being part of a firm that always strives to do what is in the best interest of the communities and public institutions we serve.
Contributing to a firm with such deep roots in Public Finance makes my work feel especially meaningful. I can see the positive impact Stephens has on the communities that we serve. This inspires me to do my best and continually develop my skills.”