Representing Sellers: How to Maximize Shareholder Value

Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking works closely with CEOs, boards of directors, and major shareholders to evaluate options to maximize shareholder value.

Wisdom and Guidance

The decision to hand over ownership and/or management of your bank can be difficult and emotional. Whether it’s the entire operation or select branches, the procedures you must follow to successfully sell a bank are complex and time intensive. Plus, unexpected delays and issues can erode value. That’s why you need a team of experienced bankers whose invaluable insights will help you understand how to sell a bank (and buy a bank) effectively, and whose wisdom will guide you through every segment of the process.

Step by Step Assistance

When you decide to sell a bank, it can seem like an overwhelming process with no end in sight. As expert financial advisors, Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking will assist you every step of the way, focusing on maximizing investor returns by skillfully managing each of these essential steps:

  • Provide sound financial advice on strategic alternatives
  • Establish realistic price expectations
  • Identify the most capable buyers
  • Prepare your financial institution and key stakeholders for the sale
  • Negotiate the terms
  • Uncover and manage risk factors
  • Close the transaction
  • Capture maximum wealth

Throughout the process, you’ll remain fully informed so you can maintain control and feel confident with the progress of the transaction.

Collaborative Process

Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking works closely with CEOs, boards of directors, and major shareholders to evaluate options to maximize shareholder value. We act as a confidential sounding board to help your institution analyze its future prospects in a rapidly changing industry.

If your board determines the best move is to sell a bank, Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking can assist you through the entire process. From marketing the company and solicitation of bids to reviewing the definitive agreement and issuing a fairness opinion, we will provide you with the expertise necessary to achieve a successful transaction.

We have been helping bankers assess the value of their banks, structure a sale, and find buyers since 1985. In fact, no other firm has advised more community banks on how to sell.

A Valued Leader in Community Bank M&A

Advising community and regional banks in the U.S for more than 25 years.

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