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12/6/2016
Sandler O’Neill Partners with Orchard Platform to Provide Banking Clients with Online Lending Market Data and Analytics
Sandler O'Neill partnered with Orchard Platform, the leading technology and data provider for the online lending space, to make their full suite of products and services available to Sandler's broad group of bank and specialty finance clients.
11/30/2016
SNL Financial: Sandler O'Neill strategist optimistic about future of community banking
Robert Albertson, principal and chief strategist of Sandler O'Neill, recently sat down with SNL at the Sandler O'Neill East Coast Financial Services Conference in Naples, Fla., where he shared his thoughts on the future of community banking in the digital age and under a Donald Trump presidency.
11/17/2016
Sandler O’Neill and Derivative Path Partner to Offer Interest Rate Derivative Solutions to Financial Institutions
Sandler O’Neill and Derivative Path, a financial technology firm offering both a state of the art derivative trading platform and last-mile trade execution support, have joined forces to serve regional and community banking clients.
11/11/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Shares His View on the Rally in Financial Stocks
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, speaks with CNBC's Closing Bell to share his thoughts on the recent rally in financials following the election.
10/17/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte on Bank of America's Earnings Beat
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, calls into CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss Bank of America's earnings beat.
10/14/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Discusses Big Banks Third Quarter Results
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, joins CNBC's Halftime Report to share his thoughts on big banks earnings.
10/7/2016
SNL Financial: Sandler continues to lead bank M&A league tables
Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP landed seven third-quarter bank and thrift M&A deals with a total value of $2.58 billion, helping the investment bank to top the sector's league tables by deal value and number of transactions as of Sept. 30.
10/6/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Shares His Call of the Day
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, calls into CNBC's Halftime Report to share his recent downgrades of financial stocks.
10/4/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill's Robert Albertson Comments on the Overall Health of Financials
Robert Albertson shares his thoughts on the future of Deutsche Bank and the rest of the financial sector, including Wells Fargo, on CNBC's Squawk Box.
9/26/2016
American Banker: Sandler O'Neill Reveals 2016 Small-Bank All-Stars
Casey Orr, Director at Sandler O'Neill, discusses the release of the 2016 Small Bank All-Star list in an exclusive interview with American Banker.
9/12/2016
Think Elongated Cycle
Sandler O'Neill's Investment Strategy Group released its latest Financial Services Strategy report titled, “Think Elongated Cycle.”
9/9/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Scott Siefers Discusses Wells Fargo
Scott Siefers, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, shares his take on Wells Fargo following the company's violation and news that the bank has been fined $185 million.
7/26/2016
SNL Financial: Turning bronze into gold, part 3
Jimmy Dunne, Senior Managing Principal of Sandler O'Neill, discusses the firm's market leading position in a three-part series by SNL Financial.
7/15/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Discusses Citi's Earnings
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, calls into CNBC's Squawk Box to sift through Citi's quarterly earnings results.
7/11/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Previews Bank Earnings
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, appears on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss his outlook for upcoming bank earnings.
7/6/2016
Liquidity Rules Now the Binding Constraint for Large Banks: Challenges for Large Banks Create Opportunities for Regional and Community Banks
By Thomas W. Killian, Principal - On June 23rd all 33 U.S. bank holding companies with $50 billion or more in assets passed the quantitative component of the Federal Reserve Board’s 2016 Comprehensive Capital and Analysis Review (CCAR) severely adverse case stress test with more than sufficient capital above required minimum levels. On June 29th, 30 of these banks also passed the qualitative component of the CCAR stress test. For these large banks attention has now shifted to liquidity as the binding constraint in planning.
7/5/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Comments on Goldman Sachs' stock performance
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, is interviewed on CNBC to discuss Goldman Sachs' performance during the first half of 2016.
6/29/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Reviews the Latest Bank Stress Test Results
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, appears on CNBC to share his thoughts on the Federal Reserve stress tests.
6/28/2016
Comment Letter to the Federal Reserve regarding Covered Debt
Sandler O'Neill submitted a comment letter to Juan Carlos Climent, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, as a follow up to the firm's previous TLAC letter that was sent on January 20, 2016.
6/27/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Alexander Goldfarb Discusses REITs following Brexit
Alexander Goldfarb, Managing Director and REIT Analyst, joins CNBC's Power Lunch to share his views on REITs in the aftermath of Brexit.
6/9/2016
Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Media Coverage
CNBC and Bloomberg TV covered the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference live and conducted several interviews with leading CEOs.
6/6/2016
Bloomberg TV - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Weighs in on Bank Stocks and Fed Policy
Jeff Harte, Principal at Sandler O'Neill, speaks with Bloomberg Go to share his opinions on bank stocks and recent fed policy effecting earnings.
6/1/2016
Sandler O’Neill Analysts Receive Thomson Reuters StarMine Analyst Awards
Three Sandler O'Neill research analysts received Thomson Reuters StarMine Awards, which recognize the industry’s top analysts.
5/16/2016
SNL Financial: What investors want in deals, and what bankers say they should want
Bill Hickey, Sandler O'Neill's Co-Head of Investment Banking, provides his thoughts on how investors should evaluate bank M&A deals.
5/6/2016
The New York Times: Jimmy Dunne Corner Office Interview
Jimmy Dunne, Senior Managing Principal of Sandler O'Neill, shares his thoughts on leadership and discusses his management style in a profile article in The New York Times.
4/28/2016
Mergermarket: Banking on change - Adjusting to the changing landscape in US financial services
Emmett Daly, Managing Director at Sandler O'Neill, discusses how industry consolidation, customer evolution and technological innovation are driving ahead M&A in US financial services in 2016.
4/20/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Chris Donat Weighs in on American Express Earnings
Chris Donat, Managing Director at Sandler O'Neill, joins CNBC's Closing Bell to discuss American Express' Q1 earnings.
4/13/2016
Bloomberg TV - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Jeff Harte Discusses JP Morgan Earnings
Jeff Harte, Managing Director at Sandler O'Neill, joins Bloomberg TV's 'Market Makers' show to discuss JP Morgan's Q1 earnings.
4/5/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill Analyst Alexander Goldfarb Shares His View of the Real Estate Market
Alexander Goldfarb, Managing Director and REIT Analyst, joins CNBC's Power Lunch to discuss the residential real estate market.
3/15/2016
Jimmy Dunne Interviewed on Callaway Live
Jimmy Dunne, Senior Managing Principal of Sandler O'Neill, discusses the firm's history and connection with golf on Callaway Live.
2/23/2016
Jimmy Dunne Appears as a Guest Host on CNBC's Squawk Box
Jimmy Dunne, Senior Managing Principal of Sandler O'Neill, joins CNBC's Squawk Box to guest host alongside Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen.
2/9/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill's Robert Albertson on the Overaction in U.S. Bank Stocks
Robert Albertson discusses his thoughts on some of the factors pressuring U.S. bank stocks on CNBC's Cosing Bell.
2/2/2016
Bank Director: Could You Be a Target of Shareholder Activism?
Bill Hickey, Sandler O'Neill's Co-Head of Investment Banking, provides commentary on activism during a panel discussion at Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired conference.
1/29/2016
FAQs: Bank Investment in Other Financial Institution Debt and Capital
By Thomas W. Killian, Principal - The firm provides answers to frequently asked questions in regard to bank investments in other financial institutions debt and capital.
1/21/2016
Asset Manager Transaction Review - Transaction Activity Sets New Highs In 2015
Global transaction volume among asset managers set a new multi-year high in 2015, largely reflecting a step-up in activity among small to mid-sized asset managers.
1/20/2016
Comment Letter to the Federal Reserve regarding TLAC
Sandler O'Neill submitted a comment letter to Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve, regarding the proposed rules for Total Loss-Absorbing Capacity.
1/19/2016
Bloomberg GO - Sandler O'Neill's Robert Albertson: No Recession This Year
Robert Albertson discusses turmoil in the markets on Bloomberg GO.
1/15/2016
Total Loss Absorbing Capacity (TLAC): Material Repercussions and Disruptions for U.S. Banks and Investors
By Thomas W. Killian, Principal - Following the initial TLAC disclosure by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) on November 10, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) announced on October 30, 2015 a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) for TLAC rules, with comments due by February 1, 2016. TLAC is designed to provide additional loss absorbing capacity for Global Systemically Important Banks (GSIBs) to avoid the need for a government bail-out in the event of insolvency of a bank that is deemed to be “too big to fail.”
1/15/2016
CNBC - Sandler O'Neill's Robert Albertson: Sensible market to buy into
Robert Albertson discusses volatility in global markets and why he thinks U.S. markets offer good opportunities.
1/5/2016
Bloomberg GO - Sandler O'Neill's Robert Albertson on the Markets
Robert Albertson weighs in on the rout in the markets on Bloomberg GO.