Meet Stifel
Meet Stifel

A Pan-European Investment Bank
with International Reach
A Pan-European
Investment Bank with
International Reach

Stifel ranks among top investment banks in U.K. capital raising market

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A Full-Service Middle-Market Investment Bank

Stifel’s operations in Europe are headquartered in London and Frankfurt, with offices in France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and Spain(1). We employ over 400 debt and equity professionals in key European markets and offer equity research coverage on more than 850 European companies. Stifel Europe’s growth has focused on building a Trans-Atlantic debt and equity powerhouse concentrated in small and mid cap companies for institutional investors.

Our investment bank manages public offerings of equity and debt securities, raises debt and equity in the private markets, and initiates, structures, and negotiates mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.

Investment Banking (ECM / M&A)

  • Multi-sector pan-European platform with a focus on mid-market public and private corporates

UK Corporate Broking

  • 58 retained UK corporate broking clients across multiple sector verticals as of October 2020
  • #2 for UK ECM volumes in 2019(2)
  • KBW brand provides a leading financials specialist franchise
  • Expertise in consumer & retail, financials, industrials, healthcare, investment funds, legal services, natural resources, real estate, and technology

Equity Research Sales & Trading

  • Over 850 European research stocks under coverage across the platform
  • #2 ranked research teams in Germany and Switzerland(3)
  • Multi-local presence in the UK, continental Europe, and the U.S.
  • KBW brand provides a leading financials specialist franchise across research, sales, and trading
  • Stifel Europe Bank AG provides a leading pan-European research, sales, and trading platform

EU Corporate Brokerage

  • Serving approximately 40 clients as personal corporate broker with an average market cap of €1.7 billion
  • Absolute proximity to the Capital Markets and investors and able to offer the full range of service: designated sponsoring, highly awarded research, and tailor-made IB solutions

Designated Sponsoring

  • One of the leading designated sponsoring addresses in Germany with the highest rating possible by Deutsche Börse AG
  • Our highly professional senior traders are responsible for 36 SMID companies, of which 11 belong to MDAX or SDAX

Fixed Income Research, Sales, and Trading

  • Leading European fixed income sales and trading platform
  • Over 250 European fixed income instruments under active coverage

Corporate Access and Investor Relations

  • Non-deal investor roadshow and conference coordination
  • European investor access for UK, continental Europe, and U.S. corporates

(1) Stifel Europe is Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited (“SNEL”) and its affiliates Stifel Europe Bank AG (“SEBA”) and Stifel Schweiz AG (“STSA”). SNEL, SEBA, and STSA are collectively referred to as Stifel Europe.

(2) Source: ECM Insight Report Q3 2019, includes KBW franchise

(3) Institutional Investor Survey 2020

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Notable Transactions

Currency volume represents full credit to each underwriter. All transaction announcements appear as a matter of record only. Stifel collectively refers to Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated and other affiliated broker-dealer subsidiaries of Stifel Financial Corp. Unless otherwise indicated, information presented herein with respect to the experience of Stifel also includes transactions effected and matters conducted by companies acquired by Stifel (including pending acquisitions publicly announced by Stifel).

Stifel Europe Board of Directors

Stifel Europe Key Management Contacts