Investment Banking

Stephens specializes in providing advice on mergers and acquisitions, underwritings of public debt and equity securities, and private placements of debt and equity.

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With investment bankers in Little Rock, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, Richmond, San Francisco, and London and Frankfurt (through its Stephens Inc. affiliate, Stephens Europe Limited), Stephens specializes in providing unvarnished advice on mergers and acquisitions, underwritings of public debt and equity securities, and private placements of debt and equity.

Stephens has a long history in equity financing of helping clients access growth capital necessary to meet their financial goals and objectives. We offer value-added insight to the public markets and believe our focus on small and middle-market institutional buyers, coupled with our rapidly growing private client group, brings an attractive mix of institutional and retail distribution. 

We advise clients on a range of public equity offerings and types of securities, including IPOs and follow-on offerings. We also have considerable experience in helping selling shareholders, including private equity investors, to realize the value of their investments through secondary offerings of their holdings. Contact us today to learn more about the advantages of equity financing.

   
J. Bradford Eichler
Executive Vice President, Head of Investment Banking
(501) 377-3761
Little Rock, AR
Wilbur N. Ellis
Managing Director, Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets
(404) 461-5108
Atlanta, GA
Scott Studwell
Managing Director
(212) 891-1708
New York, NY
Sandra Farmer
Senior Vice President, Syndicate Manager
(501) 377-2130
Little Rock, AR
Kristi Clark
Vice President
(501) 377-2130
Little Rock, AR
Katie Smith
Associate
(214) 258-2765
Dallas, TX

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