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Two Black Owned Investment Banks Merging to form the Largest Woman and Minority Owned Firm


Two Black owned investment banks are merging to form Wall Street’s largest woman- and minority-owned firm.

Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co. and the Williams Capital Group will combine to form Siebert Williams Shank & Co. The new firm will be led by Chief Executive Suzanne Shank. Terms of the deal, described as a merger of equals, were not disclosed.

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Susan Shank

Siebert Cisneros Shank is one of the nation’s leading underwriters of municipal bonds and Williams Capital is a major dealer in corporate debt. The combined firm will have 140 employees and be headquartered in New York City and Oakland, Calif. No layoffs are expected because of the merger.

Source: Crains New York


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  3. This is GREAT I’m So Happy That More Black Owners Are Stepping Up Now Maybe We As People Will Start Believing Again???

    • I have a Idea and Vision on how we can empower the grassroot community. I would hope one of these millionaires would take a look at my Idea. I truly need an Philampithis that has empathy for the Black Community.

  4. I am so blessed to be a witness to the Epic historical mark being made. Sustainability is key and it sends a strong message to the creators of our future.

  5. I am so glad I gound this information. So many Black Owned Businesses are not given Capital to invest in their businesses.

  6. This is exactly what the world needs. If possible consider having a black inventors corner as a category of interest. The sky is no longer the limit, we are way past that.

    • It is time for us as a people to move up in the life do we should be living. Brilliant minds in great opportunities for us to move up in life we should support each other just as every other race of people do keep up the good work let’s make this a great move.

  7. Congratulations and thank you for providing a Black alternative to those of us who are not respected in today’s banking world.

    Will there be a branch office in Los Angeles anytime soon?

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