Investment Banking

The Investment Banking team at Stephens offers a full-range of services to an array of sectors and industries, from consumer and healthcare to energy and technology.

Stephens Investment Banking For The Middle Market - Sectors

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 investment banking 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 investment banking 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 investment banking 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

Infrastructure Software

Communications and Enterprise Systems

Internet and Information Services

Technology-Enabled Business Services

Doug Brockway
Managing Director (617) 239-7511
Boston, MA
Robin Brown
Managing Director +44 20 3757 9883
London, UK

Stephens Europe Limited
Philipp von Grawert
Managing Director +49 69 244 330 406
Frankfurt, DE

Stephens Europe Limited
Kurt Hoofnagle
Managing Director (415) 548-6905
San Francisco, CA
Brett Huff, CFA
Managing Director (501) 377-8068
Little Rock, AR
Matt Kentner
Managing Director (501) 377-2384
Little Rock, AR
Graham Paton
Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director +44 20 3757 9888
London, UK

Stephens Europe Limited
Bryan Scanlon
Managing Director (501) 377-2420
Little Rock, AR
James Brown
Associate Director +44 20 3757 9864
London, UK

Stephens Europe Limited
Jack Clarke
Associate (212) 891-1756
New York, NY

$44 Million

Follow-On Offering

Joint Bookrunner

$348 Million

Has Acquired

Ventus Holdings

Advisor and Fairness Opinion

$450 Million

Senior Unsecured Notes


$207 Million

A Portfolio Company Of

Has Been Acquired by

mdf commerce inc.


Not disclosed

Has Been Acquired by

Periscope Equity


$850 Million

Convertible Senior Notes


Not disclosed

Has Invested In

MDT Software


£30 Million

A Portfolio Company Of

Debt Advisory


$1.6 Billion

A Portfolio Company Of

Private Placement

Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp.


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