Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team of seasoned investment bankers helps craft and execute strategic and financial solutions for our clients. They bring comprehensive product and industry knowledge, on-the-ground perspective and extensive industry contacts.

In 2017, Sandler O’Neill was the top M&A advisor for banks and thrifts, advising on 50 transactions totaling $15.5 billion in value.*

We advise on strategic acquisitions, FDIC assisted acquisitions, fairness opinions, recapitalizations, corporate restructurings and lines of business divestitures and acquisitions. We are especially skilled at handling complex transactions and special situations.

* Source: SNL Financial, 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017.


Transactions since 2001



William F. Hickey, Principal
Co-Head of the Investment Banking Group

Brian R. Sterling, Principal
Co-Head of the Investment Banking Group