David W. Swartz Presents at the PACB Annual Convention

READING, PA, October 16, 2015 – David W. Swartz presented at the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers Annual Convention held September 25 – 28, 2015, in Colorado Springs, CO.

Mr. Swartz presented “Outlook on Pennsylvania M&A” at the Directors’ Breakfast. The session looked ahead to what the next five years might bring in Pennsylvania, where the Commonwealth has seen its bank population decline by 16 percent over the past five years. Directors learned about recent merger and acquisition trends on pricing and structure, and heard perspectives on the M&A outlook for the Commonwealth.

Mr. Swartz is Chair of the Financial Institutions Group and Co-Chair of the Corporate, Finance and Capital Markets Department at Stevens & Lee. For over 30 years, he has focused his practice on the representation of public company clients in corporate matters, capital formation, securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, change-in-control and shareholder activism issues and corporate governance matters.

He has represented private and publicly traded financial institutions in more than 50 acquisitions involving banks, insurance and securities brokerage operations and registered investment advisors. Mr. Swartz has served as counsel to the issuers in public and private capital markets transactions totaling more than $5 billion.