Michael K. Krebs is a partner in the Business Department and co-chair of the Banking and Finance practice group. Michael's areas of expertise include complex mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance. He also advises companies and individuals on the design and implementation of executive compensation arrangements.
Michael serves as corporate and regulatory counsel to a variety of banks, savings institutions, insurance companies, and other financial institutions. He has represented clients before various federal and state regulatory agencies, including the Federal Reserve, OCC, FDIC, the Massachusetts Division of Banks, the New Hampshire Banking Department, and the California Department of Financial Institutions.
Michael is a lecturer at Boston University’s Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law, teaching federal securities law in the L.L.M. program.
Michael’s M&A experience includes the representation of:
A Nasdaq-listed publicly traded community bank based in western Massachusetts, in its merger with another publicly traded bank also headquartered in western Massachusetts, a transaction valued at approximately $108 million
One of the largest community banks in Massachusetts, in both its $163 million acquisition of a publicly traded bank based in Boston, Massachusetts and its earlier $170 million acquisition of a publicly traded bank in eastern Massachusetts
Michael's corporate finance experience includes:
A $38 million private placement of equity interests in a bank holding company organized as an LLC, representing the placement agent, a nationally recognized investment banking firm specializing in the financial services sector