Market dynamics have cooled credit union-bank mergers and acquisitions, but consolidation is coming

Skyway’s Russ Hunt and Dennis Holthaus talk to Tampa Bay Business Journal about the new market dynamics around credit union-bank mergers and acquisitions.  Excerpt below: A few years ago, it seemed surreal — credit unions were buying banks. At the time, would-be dealmakers around the country were reaching out to Tampa-based Skyway Capital Markets and its Managing […]

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Bart Zanelli Joins Skyway With Focus on Financial Institutions, Insurance and Healthcare

Skyway Capital Markets is pleased to announce the appointment of Bart Zanelli as Managing Director with a focus on financial institutions, insurance and healthcare. Mr. Zanelli has over 30 years of experience transacting mergers and acquisitions, public and private capital raising and private equity investing.  With a specialty in financial institutions, insurance and healthcare, Mr. […]

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Frank McPartland Joins Skyway as Senior Advisor

Mr. McPartland brings more than 45 years of management experience in the financial services industry to Skyway. In his new role as Senior Advisor, Frank works directly with Skyway’s senior management team, the Capital Markets Committee, and the Independent Broker Dealer channel to identify and help to create  opportunities  to grow the firm’s business. Throughout Mr. […]

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Tanner Bailey Joins the Skyway Capital Markets Broker Dealer Team and RIA Practice

Tanner Bailey has joined the Skyway Capital Markets Managing Broker Dealer Solutions Team as Regional Vice President for the Southeast markets with a primary focus on leading the growth of distribution for Skyway’s Registered Investment Advisors (RIA) practice. “We are really pleased Tanner has joined our team and have all the confidence in his ability […]

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Capital Markets

Skyway’s M&A Group Sees Strong Uptick in Family-Owned Business Sales

Skyway’s M&A Group Sees Strong Uptick in Family-Owned Business Sales Since September, the Skyway Capital Markets team has closed five corporate finance transactions totaling over $150 million in transaction value, including the majority sale of four family-owned businesses and a unique debt financing. Clients represented a variety of industries including a technology-enabled health insurance agency, […]

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Skyway Capital Markets Advises Socius Marketing in its Sale to EverCommerce

Skyway Capital Markets served as the exclusive investment banking advisor to Tampa-based Socius Marketing in its recent sale to Denver-based EverCommerce, a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners. Socius specializes in search engine optimization (SEO), search friendly web development, and content production. EverCommerce is a leading service commerce platform connecting technologies and solutions for service sector […]

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John Napoleone Joins Skyway Capital Markets’ Wholesaling Team

John Napoleone joined Skyway Capital Markets Wholesaling Division as Regional Vice President for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Markets, representing Madison Capital Group, Carter Multi-Family, Mill Green and ARCTRUST private offerings. “We are thrilled John has joined our Wholesaling team and are confident our partners will benefit from his leadership and tenacity,” remarked Skyway President and […]

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Skyway’s M&A Team Advise on Merger of Florida Water Products and Pool & Electrical Products

Skyway Capital Markets M&A team members Jack Murray and Roger Overby served as the sole advisor to Florida Water Products (FWP) on their merger with Pool & Electrical Products (PEP). Tampa, Florida-based FWP is a third generation, family-owned swimming pool equipment distributor operating in Florida, Texas, Nevada and Utah.  PEP is a California-based swimming pool equipment distributor […]

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