PE  Stephens Capital Partners

     Office Locations:

111 Center Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-377-2000
Fax: 501-377-2470



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Stephens Inc. was founded in 1933 as a privately held, full-service investment banking firm. Stephens Capital Partners makes investments in profitable, cash-flow-producing businesses with above-average margins and return on invested capital. Investment transaction sizes range from $50 million to $200 million, but can go smaller or larger. Stephen's industry coverage includes: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Industrial, Information Technology and Services, Media Communications, Power and Energy, Real Estate, and Latin American Markets. The firm does not invest in turnaround situations, Venture-backed startups, or other Equity funds. Stephens can act as either a majority or minority investor. Stephens Capital Partners also maintains an office in London.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Douglas H. Martin Senior Managing Director
    Jackson Farrow General Counsel & Managing Director
    Kathy Riley Bryant Chief Financial Officer
    Kevin Eckert Managing Director
    Kevin M. Wilcox Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Aaron Industries
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      Choose Energy
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      Daytona Beach News-Journal
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      Halifax Media Group
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      Integrated Deicing Services
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      Marketplace Events
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      Megtec Systems
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      Product Quest
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      Quantem Aviation Services
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      Sexing Technologies
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      TAS Commercial Concrete
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