ATLANTA, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FIG Partners, one of the nation's premier investment banking and research firms specializing in community banks, today announced that Dan Floyd, who has 20 years of financial services experience, has been named Principal and Managing Director in Chicago.
Floyd will be responsible for developing business relationships with community banks in the Midwest, where FIG Partners currently works with more than 75 banks. The firm's award-winning research team follows almost 40 community banks in the region.
FIG offers a complete range of advisory and trading services for community banks, including investment banking, market making and fixed-income services.
"Dan Floyd is a dynamic investment banker who is well-respected by community bankers throughout the Midwest," said Adam Desmond, Senior Managing Principal and Co-Founder of FIG Partners. "Dan's leadership and experience strengthens our commitment to serving banks across the region and will help us meet the accelerating demand for our services."
Prior to joining FIG Partners, Floyd worked for Keefe, Bruyette & Woods for 15 years in the firm's Chicago office, which he co-founded. At KBW, Floyd was a member of the senior leadership team and recently advised on M&A and capital raising transactions for several of the Midwest's most acquisitive banks. Earlier in his career, he worked for Robert W. Baird & Co. and Johnson Bank. Floyd has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management from Northwestern University and Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Marquette University.
Floyd will be located in the firm's Chicago office.
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 200 bank stocks in the U.S. The firm's investment banking unit has raised more than $2 billion in equity and advised on more than $8 billion in M&A since 2007. FIG's trading and sales team serves as market maker for more than 300 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 and metropolitan New York. For more information, call 404.601.7200 or visit www.figpartners.com.
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