Investment Banking

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Our Industries of Focus

The Stephens Investment Banking team focuses on an expanding range of industries, from consumer and healthcare to energy and technology. In each area of focus, we combine in-depth industry knowledge with strong execution.

The Stephens Technology team includes corporate finance and M&A professionals based in San Francisco, Boston, Little Rock and London (through its London affiliate, Stephens Europe Limited). The Technology team leverages its deep domain expertise to advise emerging growth and leading public and private companies, entrepreneurs, and financial investors on optimal strategic alternatives and financial solutions. The team has extensive experience across several product lines, including mergers and acquisitions advisory, public and private equity and debt financings. The group has successfully advised on over 200 transactions, totaling over $30 billion in closed deal value.

The Stephens Technology investment banking practice is comprised of seasoned investment bankers that combine their industry expertise with the significant resources of Stephens’ Capital Markets activities to deliver superior execution for their clients. 

Our extensive industry knowledge and transaction leadership experience spans the following sectors:

Business Application Software / SaaS     

  • HR Technology / Talent Management
  • ERP and Supply Chain
  • Marketing, eCommerce and CRM
  • Healthcare IT  
  • Vertical Market Solutions
  • Analytics / Business Intelligence

Infrastructure Software               

  • Security
  • Storage Management
  • Systems and Network Management
  • Virtualization

Communications and Enterprise Systems            

  • Wireless and Wireline Infrastructure
  • Mobility
  • Machine-to-Machine Systems and Services
  • Video Distribution and Management
  • Networked Storage and Computing Systems
  • Enterprise Networking

Internet and Information Services          

  • Business and Consumer Data / Analytics 
  • Digital Marketing Technology and Services
  • Real Estate Information Services and Technology

Technology-Enabled Business Services 

  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Education Technology
  • Financial Technology
  • IT Services
   
J. Bradford Eichler
Executive Vice President, Head of Investment Banking (501) 377-3761
Little Rock, AR
Doug Brockway
Managing Director (617) 239-7511
Boston, MA
Kurt Hoofnagle
Managing Director (415) 548-6905
San Francisco, CA
Steve O'Donnell
Managing Director (617) 239-7512
Boston, MA
Graham Paton
Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director +44 20 3757 9888
London, UK

Stephens Europe Limited
Matt Kentner
Senior Vice President (501) 377-2384
Little Rock, AR
Bryan Scanlon
Senior Vice President (501) 377-2420
Little Rock, AR
H. Hayden Condon
Vice President (617) 239-7513
Boston, MA
Greg Hartlein
Vice President (617) 239-7517
Boston, MA
Anuj Ralhan
Vice President (415) 548-6903
San Francisco, CA

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Has Acquired

SmartTemps, LLC

Advisor

$6 Million

A Portfolio Company Of

Has Been Acquired by

LogMeIn

Advisor

Not disclosed

Has Been Acquired by

Carousel Industries

Advisor

$20 Million

Growth Capital Investment

Balance Point Capital

Advisor

$153 Million

A Portfolio Company Of

Has Agreed To Be Acquired by

Vista Equity Partners

Advisor

Not disclosed

Has Been Acquired by

Monterro

Advisor

Not disclosed

Has Agreed To Acquire

Optimal Blue

Advisor

$98 Million

Follow-On Offering

Co-Manager

Not disclosed

Has Been Acquired by

Yardi Systems, Inc.

Advisor

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