ATLANTA, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FIG Partners, one of the nation's premier investment banking and research firms specializing in community banks, today announced that Sloan Deerin, a financial services executive with more than 20 years of experience, has been appointed Principal, Investment Banking.
Deerin will serve banks in the mid-Atlantic region, in addition to other markets where he has long-standing relationships.
"Sloan Deerin is a proven leader and strategist, with extensive private and public sector experience," said Matthew Veneri, Managing Principal and Co-Head of Investment Banking. "Sloan's expertise further expands our growing investment banking team and strengthens our ability to help community banks nationwide achieve their strategic objectives."
Prior to joining FIG Partners, Deerin was Managing Director at Compass Point Research and Trading LLC. In that role, he was head of investment banking for depository institutions and lead banker for multiple equity and preferred stock offerings, as well as advisory engagements in subordinated debt placements, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and warrant and preferred stock valuations.
Before that, he was Director of Asset Management in the Office of Financial Stability at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, D.C. In that role, he managed a team of 10 financial analysts and support personnel responsible for asset management of all equity, equity linked, hybrid and subordinated debt investments in companies participating in the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Earlier in his career, he worked for Friedman, Billings and Ramsey, Inc. and Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, Inc. Deerin has a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University.
About FIG Partners
FIG Partners LLC is one of the nation's premier investment banking and research firms specializing in community banks. Founded in 2003, FIG's award-winning research team follows more than 120 bank stocks in the U.S. The firm's investment banking unit has raised more than $2.59 billion in equity and has advised on more than $2.66 billion of M&A transaction value since 2007. FIG's trading and sales team serves as market maker for more than 750 bank stocks and has relationships with 400 institutional investors. FIG's fixed-income unit offers a full range of trading, advisory and valuation services. Headquartered in Atlanta, FIG has offices in Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Jersey and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, call 404.601.7200 or visit www.figpartners.com.
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