Brean Capital's Financial Institutions Group (FIG) serves the needs of credit unions, banks, thrifts, bankers’ banks, and depository institutions nationwide. FIG fulfills the role of Strategic Partner and Trusted Advisor to the banking industry by dedicating ourselves to our clients’ financial success. Acting in a consultant capacity, FIG collaborates with a depository institution’s senior management, ALCO, and Board to develop value-added strategies tailored to their initiatives, the marketplace, and the specific characteristics of their balance sheet. Ultimately, FIG advises our clients on how to:
- Grow net interest margin
- Improve return on assets and return on equity
- Build regulatory capital
- Effectively manage and optimize their balance sheet
- Identify, measure, monitor, and manage risk
To ensure the unique needs of the banking industry are met, FIG has assembled a cohesive team of seasoned professionals who possess extensive experience with solution-specific expertise in capital markets, fixed income sectors, depository balance sheets, and asset/liability management. FIG brokers, strategists, and analysts have backgrounds as: fixed income portfolio managers; bond traders; fixed income strategists; asset/liability managers; ALM model operators; ALM analysts; risk managers; balance sheet strategists; and depository institution executives.