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Effective capital management is a staple of high-performing institutions. The Banks Street Partners team has nearly two centuries of combined experience assisting clients with their capital needs, formulating capital strategies, and sourcing additional capital as needed. In addition to raising capital, BSP partners with clients to devise strategies aimed at enhancing shareholder liquidity and maximizing shareholder value.
After a thorough review of your company’s financials and discussions about future projections, BSP professionals will provide a custom recommendation outlining the optimal capital structure to accomplish your institution’s short- and long-term goals. Whether publicly traded or privately held, BSP will identify and introduce your company to prospective investors and facilitate the investment process. Our capital-raising services include:
- Equity Private Placements
- Equity Public Offerings
- Debt Placements
- BHC Loan Placements
The ongoing and accelerating convergence of technology and financial services is not only changing the financial services landscape but it is leveling the playing field between financial institutions of all sizes. As advisers to and investors in both traditional financial institutions and financial technology companies, BSP is in the middle of this convergence. BSP works with financial technology companies in all stages of development in assessing capital needs, evaluating potential capital structures, and identifying sources of growth capital in both the equity and debt markets. Additionally, BSP is well positioned to introduce financial technology companies to traditional financial institutions looking to do so.
BSP is attuned to the issues facing financial institutions, including the timing and manner in which companies seek to provide shareholder liquidity. Our banking professionals want to hear your story and assist you in developing strategies to increase liquidity for your shareholders. Stock listing, cash dividends, stock dividends and share repurchase plans (including carefully considered tender auctions) are examples of shareholder liquidity strategies with which BSP can assist.
Throughout our careers, BSP professionals have assisted more than 400 mutual institutions convert to stock ownership through both standard conversions (100% conversion to publicly traded ownership) and mutual holding company reorganizations (a minority percentage of ownership in publicly traded form). BSP will be your steady guide through a complex process and lead your institution through the execution of a financial strategy while keeping the focus on your depositors and the communities in which they live. A mutual-to-stock conversion requires specialized skills and product offerings that BSP will deliver, including employee training, onsite stock information center management, community meetings, and capital deployment strategy.
BSP’s professionals are registered securities representatives through our subsidiary broker/dealer, BSP Securities, LLC. All securities are offered through BSP Securities, LLC, a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and a Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) member.