Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> February 7, 2011

Another Round Of M&a For Midwest Banks – Anthony R. Davis – Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.

Anthony R. Davis, CFA, joined the Stifel Nicolaus Research Team in March 2007 in connection with Stifel Financial Corp.'s acquisition of Ryan Beck & Co., Inc. Mr. Davis has many years of sell-side experience analyzing financial institutions, real estate investment trusts, and financial technology companies. He previously worked at UBS Warburg (formerly Dillon Read) in New York, where he served as Director, Senior Equity Analyst with responsibility for commercial bank research. Mr. Davis received his MBA from the University of South Carolina and his B.A. in economics from Wofford College. He is a CFA charterholder and an active member of the NYSSA. Profile
TWST: As you look at Midwest banks today, where do we stand on the long climb to recovery here?

Mr. Davis: We're slowly getting back to normal. 2009 and 2010 were simply devastating in terms of the