John Adams is a featured speaker at conferences throughout the country for both state and national organizations.  See John at one of these upcoming conferences.  For more information, contact Amy Seiford at aseiford@smslp.com or 512-703-1595.

September 2020

CEO Affiliation Program- Pebble Beach, CA

September 14-16, 2020

Inn at Spanish Bay

Pebble Beach, CA

The pandemic brought many changes to our economic landscape and has altered the path forward for many community banks.  Banks of all sizes and types across the country are reevaluating their strategic options as they assess the changes in their local markets as well as the industry in general.  Opportunities abound as we emerge from this crisis.  In this session we will:

  • Evaluate how community bank profitability has been impacted by the pandemic and the implications for plans going forward
  • Examine the market for publicly-traded bank stocks and the resulting implications for M&A pricing and activity
  • Review the latest pricing and availability of capital planning tools such as subordinated debt and other instruments
  • Review the details of M&A transaction activity and pricing including separating strategic mergers from distressed sales
  • Discuss the outlook for bank M&A from the perspective of both buyers and sellers

CEO Affiliation Program- Austin, TX

September 21-23, 2020

Fairmont Austin

Austin, TX

The pandemic brought many changes to our economic landscape and has altered the path forward for many community banks.  Banks of all sizes and types across the country are reevaluating their strategic options as they assess the changes in their local markets as well as the industry in general.  Opportunities abound as we emerge from this crisis.  In this session we will:

  • Evaluate how community bank profitability has been impacted by the pandemic and the implications for plans going forward
  • Examine the market for publicly-traded bank stocks and the resulting implications for M&A pricing and activity
  • Review the latest pricing and availability of capital planning tools such as subordinated debt and other instruments
  • Review the details of M&A transaction activity and pricing including separating strategic mergers from distressed sales
  • Discuss the outlook for bank M&A from the perspective of both buyers and sellers

October 2020

CEO Affiliation- Sea Island, GA

October 12-14, 2020

The Cloister

Sea Island, GA

The pandemic brought many changes to our economic landscape and has altered the path forward for many community banks.  Banks of all sizes and types across the country are reevaluating their strategic options as they assess the changes in their local markets as well as the industry in general.  Opportunities abound as we emerge from this crisis.  In this session we will:

  • Evaluate how community bank profitability has been impacted by the pandemic and the implications for plans going forward
  • Examine the market for publicly-traded bank stocks and the resulting implications for M&A pricing and activity
  • Review the latest pricing and availability of capital planning tools such as subordinated debt and other instruments
  • Review the details of M&A transaction activity and pricing including separating strategic mergers from distressed sales
  • Discuss the outlook for bank M&A from the perspective of both buyers and sellers

CEO Affiliation- Naples, FL 

October 19-21, 2020

The Ritz-Carlton

Naples, FL

The pandemic brought many changes to our economic landscape and has altered the path forward for many community banks.  Banks of all sizes and types across the country are reevaluating their strategic options as they assess the changes in their local markets as well as the industry in general.  Opportunities abound as we emerge from this crisis.  In this session we will:

 

  • Evaluate how community bank profitability has been impacted by the pandemic and the implications for plans going forward
  • Examine the market for publicly-traded bank stocks and the resulting implications for M&A pricing and activity
  • Review the latest pricing and availability of capital planning tools such as subordinated debt and other instruments
  • Review the details of M&A transaction activity and pricing including separating strategic mergers from distressed sales
  • Discuss the outlook for bank M&A from the perspective of both buyers and sellers

November 2020

Bank Board Training Forum- Dallas, TX

November 9-11, 2020

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas

Dallas, TX

Session TitleWhat’s Driving M&A Pricing?

SpeakerJohn Adams, Head of Investment Banking, Sheshunoff & Co. Investment Banking

Session Description: Bank merger prices change from year to year and vary among banks of different sizes, geographies and business models.  In this session learn what factors drive M&A pricing and how you can best position your shareholders to maximize their opportunities as buyers, sellers or investors in this rapidly changing environment.