READING, PA, MAY 24, 2012 – Griffin Senior Managing Directors Mark R. McCollom and Eric S. Magrisi and Stevens & Lee Shareholder David W. Swartz presented “The JOBS Act and Your Bank,” at a Webinar hosted by SNL Financial on May 22, 2012.
In their presentation, Messrs. McCollom, Magrisi and Swartz gave an overview of the JOBS Act, discussed the applicability of the Act to banks and the legal implications of the Act as it pertains to financial institutions.
Mr. McCollom is Head of Griffin’s Financial Institutions Group where he provides merger and acquisition advisory, capital formation and strategic alternative services to bank executives, directors, stockholders and investors. Calling on his more than 20 years of experience as a senior corporate finance professional in the banking industry, Mr. McCollom works with both major and regional banks and thrifts, specialty lenders and asset managers.
Mr. Magrisi directs public offering, institutional placement, sales, syndication and market-making activities for Griffin. He assists financial institutions and other clients in placing senior debt, mezzanine debt and equity with institutions, family offices and select high-net-worth individuals to fund growth, working capital needs and mergers and acquisitions. He has served as the senior banker in over 100 equity offerings.
Mr. Swartz is Chair of Steven & Lee’s Banking Practice. For over 25 years, he has counseled directors and senior executive management of financial institutions and other business clients on corporate matters, capital formation, securities law compliance, regulatory issues and mergers and acquisitions.
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