Bankshares Corporation of the United States, is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services and instruments to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1928, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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Mergers and Acquisitions Our firm is a longstanding market leader in Mergers & Acquisitions advice, special committee assignments and complicated merger transactions. Our clients are located across the globe and include businesses, private investors, private individuals and families. We provide advice on a full range of transactions, including mergers, stock exchange, acquisitions, and other restructurings.

Corporate Finance Solutions The Corporate Finance Solutions team helps businesses structure complex transactions.

Equity Capital Markets The Equity Capital Markets team works closely with public and private companies, governments and financial sponsors to originate, structure and execute equity and equity-linked financings such as initial public offerings, follow on offerings, convertibles and derivatives.

Liability Management The Liability Management team advises on and private debt transactions including tenders, exchange offers, and consents. These transactions are often executed as part of broader corporate restructurings, asset sales and refinancings.

Financial Institutions

Our Financial Institutions group provides financing and advisory services to institutions worldwide, including banks, insurance companies, asset management firms, financial technology companies and specialty finance institutions.
With nearly 200 employees across the globe—and an expanding footprint in growth markets such as Latin America, Canada and Central Europe —our specialists offer a wide suite of products, including M&A advisory, equity and debt financing, structured finance and risk management/hedging.

Annual Report

The opportunity to lead The Private Investment Banking LLC is extraordinarily humbling and exciting. Our responsibility is to preserve the legacy of Investment Banking, while remaining open to the change and innovation that best meet the needs of our clients.
While much has changed over the course of our 150-year history, teamwork, integrity, adaptability and client service remain at the core of our culture.


Bankshares Corporation pioneer in M&A counsel, counting sell-side exchange, new vision for Private and Public M&A, extraordinary committee assignments and complicated merger exchanges. Our clients are found over the globe and incorporate businesses, private investors, government offices, private people and families. We offer counsel on a full run of exchanges, counting mergers, deals, acquisitions, utilized buyouts, joint wanders, strike resistances, spin-offs, divestitures and other restructurings.