FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS CAPABILITIES

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YOUR PROCESS

The DPP Financial Institutions team provides merger and acquisition advisory services, placement agent services in capital raise activities, and other various financial advisory services to a variety of depository institutions and financial services companies.

OUR EXPERTISE

M&A ADVISORY EXPERTISE

  • Transaction structure determinations, including:
    • Use of special dividends
    • Bank vs. holding company for liquidity/regulatory purposes
  • Concentrated ownership issues
  • Key employee defections
  • Key employee retention negotiations
  • Identifying off-balance sheet value in transactions (MSR, net operating loss via IRS Code Section 382, fixed assets)
  • Significant contract termination costs
  • Ongoing litigation concurrent with the sale process
  • S-Corp. considerations with 338(h)(10) elections
  • Defined benefit and multiple-employer pension plans
  • Non-bank related-party holding company assets

CAPITAL RAISING EXPERTISE

  • Public offerings
  • Private placement of securities through Regulation D
  • Shareholder rights offerings
  • De novo bank initial offerings
  • Recapitalizations through self-tenders
  • Going private transactions
  • Subchapter S formation and stock repurchase programs
  • Preservation of deferred tax assets and other off-balance sheet assets

FINANCIAL ADVISORY EXPERTISE

  • Fairness opinions
  • Valuation services, including:
    • Strategic alternatives
    • Shareholder communications
    • Estate planning
    • ESOP
  • M&A due diligence services
  • Transaction options
  • Capital planning
  • Market updates for directors
  • Strategic board retreats

Commercial Banks and Thrifts

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Mortgage Banking

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Specialty Finance

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