Managing Director, Investment Banking
Adam J. Keefer is a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Group of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. Since joining the firm in 2004, Mr. Keefer has focused on financial institutions in the western region. He has extensive experience serving as an advisor in mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising transactions, recapitalizations, restructurings and other strategic initiatives for Sandler O’Neill’s clients, including the $2.0 billion merger between Umpqua Holdings Corp. and Sterling Financial Corp., Pacific Capital Bancorp’s $1.5 billion sale to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. and Washington Banking Company’s $265 million strategic merger with Heritage Financial Corp.
Prior to joining Sandler O’Neill, Mr. Keefer served as an investment banking analyst for D.A. Davidson & Co.
Following a year of study at the London School of Economics, Mr. Keefer graduated with honors from Trinity College in Connecticut with a B.A. in Economics. He has also completed Pacific Coast Banking School’s graduate program in banking at the University of Washington.