Chicago, Illinois – NXT Capital announced that it has provided a $70 million senior credit facility to fund Stephens Capital Partners’ acquisition of Women’s Marketing, Inc.

NXT Capital was the Sole Lead Arranger, Administrative Agent and Sole Bookrunner for this transaction.

Stephens Capital Partners LLC is the private equity affiliate of Stephens, Inc., a full-service, privately owned investment banking firm based in Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices across the U.S. and in London. Founded in 1933, Stephens has decades of experience in corporate finance, family financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, insurance services, research, and public finance. The firm has conducted private equity transactions for over 60 years and seeks to be a reliable long-term partner to management of growing companies.

“We are pleased to work with NXT Capital on the recent acquisition of Women’s Marketing, Inc.” said Noel Strauss of Stephens Capital Partners. “NXT provided a flexible financing solution which allowed us to move forward quickly and with certainty, on terms that address our plans for the company’s growth.”

Women’s Marketing, Inc. is the leading media strategy and activation agency for brands targeting women with a strong history of providing emerging and ambitious established brands with the insights, media access and strategy to compete against the world’s biggest marketers. With offices in Westport, CT, New York City and California, Women’s Marketing has become the authority on how media inspires and moves women along the path-to-purchase.

“NXT Capital has provided senior financing for Women’s Marketing, Inc. since 2014,” said Ted Denniston, Managing Director, NXT Capital. “We’re excited to continue our partnership with the company.”