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Spencer A. Sloan
 

Spencer A. Sloan

Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Fax: +1-212-455-2502

Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Financial Institutions Practice, Spencer Sloan advises domestic and international financial institutions and their holding companies in connection with regulatory, supervisory, enforcement and governance matters. He represents banks, thrifts, investors and other financial services firms in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions before the major banking regulators, including the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, as well as state banking regulators. He also advises clients on compliance matters, bank activity and structuring issues and enforcement actions.

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Work Highlights
  • TD Bank in its $26 billion sale of TD Ameritrade to Schwab and its $4 billion acquisition of Scottrade Financial
  • TCF Financial Corporation in its merger with Huntington Bancshares and its $3.5 billion merger of equals with Chemical Financial
  • U.S. Bancorp in its $8 billion proposed acquisition of MUFG Union Bank’s core regional banking franchise from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
  • People’s United Financial in its announced $7.6 billion sale to M&T Bank and four community bank acquisitions
  • Fifth Third in its $4.7 billion acquisition of MB Financial
  • Synovus in its $2.9 billion acquisition of Florida Community Bank
  • IBERIABANK in its merger of equals with First Horizon National and in its acquisitions of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust and Sabadell United Bank
  • KeyCorp in its $4.1 billion acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group
Education
  • Columbia Law School, 2013 J.D.
    James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • University of Virginia, 2010 B.A.
    with high distinction
Admissions
  • New York 2014

Counsel in Simpson Thacher’s Financial Institutions Practice, Spencer Sloan’s practice focuses on advising domestic and international financial institutions and their holding companies in connection with regulatory, supervisory, enforcement and governance matters.

Spencer regularly counsels banks, thrifts, investors and other financial services firms in connection with mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions before the major financial services regulators, including the Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, as well as state banking regulators. He also advises clients on compliance matters, bank activity and structuring issues and enforcement actions.

Examples of Spencer’s work includes advising:

  • TD Bank in its $26 billion sale of TD Ameritrade to Schwab and its $4 billion acquisition of Scottrade Financial
  • TCF Financial Corporation in its merger with Huntington Bancshares and its $3.5 billion merger of equals with Chemical Financial
  • U.S. Bancorp in its $8 billion proposed acquisition of MUFG Union Bank’s core regional banking franchise from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
  • People’s United Financial in its announced $7.6 billion sale to M&T Bank and four community bank acquisitions
  • Fifth Third in its $4.7 billion acquisition of MB Financial
  • Synovus in its $2.9 billion acquisition of Florida Community Bank
  • IBERIABANK in its merger of equals with First Horizon National and in its acquisitions of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust and Sabadell United Bank
  • KeyCorp in its $4.1 billion acquisition of First Niagara Financial Group

Spencer received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and a James Kent Scholar. He received his B.A., with high distinction, from the University of Virginia. He is admitted to practice in New York.

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