Stinson Leonard Street's Banking M&A Practice Recognized by SNL Financial
Stinson Leonard Street LLP ranked among the top legal advisors in the United States for bank mergers and acquisitions.
The firm ended 2017 ranked in the top 10 for total volume of bank deals by SNL Financial and started off the first quarter of 2018 by working on more bank mergers and acquisitions than any other legal advisor in the United States, according to statistics published by S&P Global.
In the 2017 SNL Financial Rankings, the firm ranked fourth in branch deals and eighth in whole bank and thrift transactions. The annual rankings are compiled using transactions involving attorneys in the firm's banking and financial services division.
Working with financial institutions across the country, Stinson attorneys completed six deals from January to March of 2018.
Stinson attorneys assist clients with mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, consumer finance, payment systems and Intech, commercial lending and creditors’ rights issues. The firm's clients include publicly held and privately owned banks, bank holding companies, financial holding companies, savings banks, specialty finance companies, mortgage bankers/brokers, REITs, loan servicing companies, securities broker/dealers, investment advisors, insurance companies and insurance agencies.
"We had an excellent year in 2017 working on several strategic transactions for our many valued clients. We are proud of these successes and we are honored to have earned the trust of our clients and their work," said Adam Maier, the co-chair of the firm's banking and financial services division. "This is an exciting time in the financial services industry with a lot of merger and acquisition activity. Our firm is well positioned to help our clients achieve their business goals and capitalize on growth opportunities in 2018 and beyond."