William F. Hickey

Principal, Investment Banking at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

William F. Hickey

William F. Hickey

Principal, Investment Banking at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

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William F. Hickey is a Principal at Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P., a full-service investment banking firm focused on the financial services sector.

Since joining Sandler O’Neill in 1989, Mr. Hickey has been responsible for providing merger and acquisition and general strategic planning advice for community banks nationwide. Sandler O’Neill is regularly ranked among the top advisors to community banks, with Mr. Hickey spearheading this effort.

Over the last decade, Mr. Hickey has been one of the most active merger advisors to financial institutions and has built a substantial experience base for valuations and structure, on which many in the industry have come to rely. He has advised clients on a variety of transactions, including buy side, sell side, capital raising and divestitures. Mr. Hickey has worked extensively with both domestic and foreign financial institutions.

Mr. Hickey was one of the founders of the Investment Banking Group, which now numbers over 80 professionals in New York, Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco. Mr. Hickey has advised on merger and acquisition transactions, as well as equity and debt transactions.

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Co-Founder at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

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Managing Director, Investment Banking at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

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Associate at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

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Director, Financial Services Investment Banking at Piper Jaffray Cos.

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Principal at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

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Managing Director, Investment Banking at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

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Secretary, General Counsel & Senior Executive Vice President at Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc.

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Associate at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP

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Senior Associate at Corsair Capital LLC

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Analyst at Sandler O'Neill & Partners Corp.

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William F. Hickey
Principal, Investment Banking at Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP
Career History
Principal, Investment Banking
1989 - Current

Founded in 1988, Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP is a broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. The firm is a subsidiary of Sandler O'Neill & Partners Corp. and their ultimate parent is SOP Holdings LLC.Sandler O'Neill & Partners' Equity Sales & Trading team seeks to enhance liquidity, execute complex transactions, distribute securities and provide institutional investor exposure for hundreds of financial institutions. Sandler O'Neill is a market maker for over 425 NASDAQ financial stocks and trades equities on all active exchanges including the NYSE, NASDAQ, OTC Bulletin Board and Pink Sheets. They work with CEOs, CFOs and management teams on corporate buybacks, portfolio valuations, rebalancings and liquidations.Sandler O'Neill publishes detailed equity research on approximately 270 financial services companies. They primarily cover small- and mid-sized companies that are not widely followed by large Wall Street firms. Their research coverage focuses on the following industries: (1) banks and thrifts (2) specialty finance and credit card companies (3) asset management (4) e-Finance (5) investment banking firms and broker/dealers (6) REITS (7) mortgage REITs and (8) insurance.

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Sandler O'Neill & Partners Corp. operates as a investment banking firm and broker dealer focused on the financial services sector. Its services include fixed income, capital raising, investment banking, equity research, equity sales and trading, strategy and mortgage finance. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2004

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2003

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$2,000
2003

Former President of United States

Transactions
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United Bank (Hartford, Connecticut), United Financial Bancorp, Inc. purchase Webster Bank Na /6 Branches from Webster Bank NA

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Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. purchases Highlands Bancorp, Inc.

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First Interstate BancSystem Inc. purchases Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. (Washington)

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William F. Hickey is affiliated with Sandler O'Neill & Partners LP, Sandler O'Neill & Partners Corp.

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