LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stephens, an independent financial services firm, announced today that Brett Huff has joined its Investment Banking division as Managing Director within the Technology Group with a focus on Financial Technology. With Stephens since 2005, Mr. Huff recently served as a Managing Director of the Business Services team within Equity Research. He will continue to be based in Little Rock.
“We are very excited to welcome Brett to the team, who for the last 15 years has built Stephens’ Fintech coverage. We believe his expertise, particularly, on the convergence of fintech and traditional banking, enhances our advice to clients and supports our continued growth in this key sector,” said Brad Eichler, Executive Vice President, Head of Investment Banking. “Stephens has a legacy of long-term customer partnerships and of providing excellent strategic advice, capital raising, and M&A advisory services. With Brett’s institutional knowledge of the firm and the sector, his will be a seamless and effective transition.”
Mr. Huff added: “There is soaring demand for innovative solutions that improve and transform payment products and services. As such the boundaries between payments, fintech, and information services are blurring. For well-positioned and well-capitalized business services companies, these changes provide compelling organic and inorganic opportunities for growth and competitive differentiation. I’m excited to join my colleagues on Stephens’ investment banking team in helping such organizations compete in a dynamic and ever-evolving industry.”
Mr. Huff received his A.B. in social studies from Harvard University and received an M.B.A., focusing on finance and strategy, from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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