Financial Institutions Group
Commerce Street’s Financial Institutions Group (“FIG”) practice centers exclusively on serving the needs of the financial services sector. Our goal is to build long-term relationships by providing sound, comprehensive advice, expert structuring and optimum execution to banks, bank-holding companies, and allied businesses.The FIG investment banking team is comprised of individuals with significant experience and expertise in investment banking, commercial banking, bank regulations and related businesses. They have previously worked at firms such as CitiGroup, Hovde, KBW, Merrill Lynch and Piper Jaffray.
Led by seasoned veterans of the banking industry, we raise public and private capital for financial institutions; identify acquisition targets for growing franchises; assist in the negotiation of purchases and sales of banks; consult on recapitalization and asset quality management; navigate regulatory applications and filings during the M&A process; and lastly, develop business plans, perform valuations and deliver fairness opinions.