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News

May 15, 2024

Catalyst Acoustics Group Acquires Madrid, Inc., Expanding Portfolio

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – May 15, 2024 –  Catalyst Acoustics Group, Inc. (“Catalyst Acoustics Group” or “CAG”), a portfolio company of The Stephens Group, LLC (“Stephens Group”) and a platform for an elite group of acoustic, seismic, vibration and noise control companies that together offer the broadest portfolio of noise control solutions in the market, […]

April 23, 2024

The Stephens Group Completes Strategic Investment into VisionSafe

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS and KANEOHE, HAWAII – April 23, 2024 – The Stephens Group, LLC (“Stephens Group”) has completed a significant strategic investment into VisionSafe, LLC (“VisionSafe” or the “Company”) designed to accelerate the growth of the business. This investment exhibits Stephens Group’s continued interest in supporting businesses providing highly engineered, mission critical, systems and […]

April 16, 2024

Launch of Redesigned Website and Rebranding Campaign at The Stephens Group

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – April 16, 2024 – We are pleased to formally announce the launch of our redesigned website and rebranding campaign at The Stephens Group, LLC (“Stephens Group”). While our website and design have changed, our mission and vision have not. We continue to be guided by our principles and believe our reputation […]

April 10, 2024

The Stephens Group Hires Katrinka Shields to Strengthen Talent Development Across the Firm

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – April 10, 2024. The Stephens Group, LLC (“The Stephens Group”), the private investment firm backed by the Witt Stephens and Elizabeth Campbell families, announced it has hired Katrinka Shields as Vice President of Talent Development and Administration. Ms. Shields brings a wealth of experience to her new role at The Stephens […]

March 12, 2024

The Stephens Group Promotes Allie Laborde and Ryan Morrow to Managing Director

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – MARCH 12, 2024 – The Stephens Group, LLC (“The Stephens Group” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the promotions of Allie Laborde to Managing Director – Business Development and Ryan Morrow to Managing Director. Mrs. Laborde joined the Company in 2019 and leads business development for the firm. She focuses […]

March 6, 2024

Stephens Group Announces Portfolio Add-Ons

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – MARCH 6, 2024 – The Stephens Group, LLC (“Stephens Group”) is pleased to announce recently completed acquisitions at three portfolio companies, Catalyst Acoustics Group (“Catalyst”), Kele, Inc. (“Kele”), and Pearlman Group (“Pearlman”).  Each acquisition enhances the product set, expands the services, or facilitates end market expansion. Catalyst, the parent company of a group […]

January 10, 2024

The Stephens Group Supports Grove Mountain Partners in its Acquisition of Premier Wholesale Distributor Plimpton & Hills

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – January 10, 2024 – Private investment firm The Stephens Group, LLC (“The Stephens Group”) announced that it has made a significant minority investment in Plimpton & Hills Corporation (“P&H” or the “Company”), the premier wholesale distributor of plumbing and HVAC equipment in Connecticut and adjacent geographies. The investment was made in support […]

January 2, 2024

The Stephens Group, LLC Announces Sale of Summit Industrial Construction, LLC to Comfort Systems USA

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS – January 2, 2024 – The Stephens Group, LLC (“The Stephens Group”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Summit Industrial Construction, LLC (“Summit”) headquartered in Houston, Texas, to Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (NYSE: FIX) (“Comfort Systems”). Summit is a specialty industrial mechanical contractor offering engineering, design-assist and […]