Jacques de Saint Phalle is a Principal of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. He focuses on executing fixed income and private equity capital raises for financial institutions. He has formed deep and extensive relationships with investors in his 25 years of capital markets experience.
Prior to joining Sandler O’Neill in 2007, Mr. de Saint Phalle was a Managing Director in the Structured Finance Group at FTN Financial and before that, Fixed- Income Syndicate Manager at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. He was one of the key senior executives hired to help rebuild KBW after the firm suffered significant losses in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Prior to KBW, Mr. de Saint Phalle was Global Syndicate Manager of Bear Stearns’ Fixed Income Department. He joined Bankers Trust in 1993 to build its Corporate Bond Unit. In 1989 he established the corporate bond department at Citicorp in 1989 after the Federal Reserve granted securities underwriting powers.
Mr. de Saint Phalle spent three years at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He played hockey at both institutions and was a member of Wisconsin’s NCAA Division I Championship team in 1983. He played professionally in Europe for A.S.G. Tours, France for two years until 1985.