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

M&a On The Horizon For Banks “too Small To Succeed” – Edward Timmons – Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc.

Edward Timmons joined Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc., in May 2008 as a Senior Research Analyst covering mid-cap banks. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Associate Analyst at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., where he covered regional banks and thrifts. Mr. Timmons has also held various positions with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Putnam Investments during his career in the financial services industry. He earned his undergraduate degree in finance from West Virginia University and his MBA from the College of William & Mary. Profile
TWST: Where do you focus your attention in the Pacific and Southwest banking space these days?

Mr. Timmons: I cover a number of California banks, a few in the Southwest, some of the Western banks -