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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 […]