Creating Liquidity: Alternatives To Selling The Bank

Executives and boards of private banks have to think outside the box if they want to create a path to liquidity for shareholders that doesn’t require selling the bank. In this video, Eric Corrigan of Commerce Street Capital outlines three liquidity alternatives to consider, and shares why a proactive approach can help a bank control its own destiny.

  • Challenges in Creating Liquidity
  • Three Liquidity Alternatives
  • Benefits and Drawbacks to Each Solution
  • Questions Boards Should Be Asking


Eric Corrigan

Senior Managing Director

Eric Corrigan is a senior managing director and head of the financial institutions group of Commerce Street Capital, LLC.  He advises companies on mergers and acquisitions, balance sheet restructuring, business plan development and the private placement of capital for initial and secondary offerings, having advised on over $30 billion of strategic transactions and $35 billion of capital raises in a career spanning nearly 30 years.


Prior to joining Commerce Street in 2017, Mr. Corrigan was with FBR Capital Markets, and has spent portions of his career at KBW, Fox-Pitt Kelton and Citigroup, having started his investment banking at Salomon Brothers Inc.  In addition, he worked as a bank holding company examiner for the Denver branch of the Kansas City Federal Reserve District.