SNL Financial 2014 Bank M&A Symposium

October 6-7, 2014
Washington, District of Columbia

On October 6-7, S&C co-hosted the 6th Annual SNL Financial Bank M&A Symposium in Washington, D.C. Messrs. Eitel and Menting were co-chairs of the conference and provided the opening remarks. Mr. Cohen gave the opening keynote address.

Mr. Eitel moderated a panel titled, “Successful Integration: Strategic Cultural, Operational and Technology Issues in M&A,” which covered strategies for minimizing deposit runoff, managing new customer relationships and avoiding data security issues, among other things. He also lead the workshop, “Key Bank M&A Agreement Provisions.”

Mr. Menting moderated a panel titled, “Market Trends, Themes, and Outlook,” which explored trends in open-bank M&A, business line and branch acquisitions, drivers of consolidation, the outlook for 2015 and more. He also lead the workshop, “Keys to Successful Buy-side M&A.”