• 11.22.17

    Sterling Bancorp Completes $180M IPO

    Manatt represented Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, an investment banking firm, as underwriter’s counsel in the IPO of Sterling Bancorp. The team was led by Craig Miller, co-chair of the firm’s financial services transactions practice, and was covered by ABL Advisor and ...

  • 07.26.17

    SEC Finding on Digital Tokens Could Make Waves for Fintech

    Manatt’s Brian Korn, co-chair of the firm's financial services group and  chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, was quoted by Politico Pro in an article discussing a new SEC  finding that could have major implications for the digital ...

  • 07.19.17

    The Wall Street Journal Quotes Korn on National Fintech Licenses

    The Wall Street Journal quoted Manatt's Brian Korn, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, on acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika’s support of giving national licenses to financial-technology firms.   Noreika stated that the federal banking ...

  • 07.11.17

    Esquire Financial Holdings Completes Initial Public Offering

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, the sole underwriter for Esquire Financial Holdings Inc.’s initial public offering. The Manatt team was led by Craig Miller, a partner in the firm’s financial services transactions ...

  • 07.05.17

    Deposits Becoming a Bigger Aspect of Bank M&A

    American Banker interviewed Manatt's Craig Miller, a partner in the firm's financial services practices, about the mergers and acquisitions trends he’s seeing so far this year.   As American Banker reports, deposits are becoming a more important aspect of bank ...

  • 05.12.17

    The Fourth Annual Crowdfunding USA Conference & Workshop

    The Fourth Annual Crowdfunding USA Conference & Workshop brought together industry experts to discuss new developments in risk mitigation and internet finance. Manatt sponsored the event, which took place May 4–5, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Brian Korn, chair of Manatt’s digital ...

  • 04.06.17

    CU Bancorp Strikes Merger Agreement With PacWest

    A Manatt team led by Barbara Polsky and Craig Miller, co-chairs of the firm’s financial services practice, represented CU Bancorp in the merger transaction with PacWest. The deal is valued at approximately $705 million. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of ...

  • 03.07.17

    BlueVine Capital Secures $75M Credit Line

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of Blue Vine Capital Inc. in negotiating a $75 million warehouse credit line. Sophia Yen, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, led the team that handled the negotiations for BlueVine. BlueVine, launched ...

  • 02.21.17

    First Foundation Launches At-the-Market Equity Offering Program

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of the underwriting syndicate in First Foundation Inc.’s initiation of an $80 million "at-the-market" equity offering program. Manatt’s Craig Miller, co-chair of the firm’s financial services practice, and ...

  • 12.13.16

    Heritage Oaks Bancorp Sells for $482M

    American Banker covered Manatt’s representation of Heritage Oaks Bancorp in its sale to Pacific Premier Bancorp. The Manatt deal team was led by Jordan Hamburger, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice. Pacific Premier paid $482 million for the $2 billion-asset ...