HOW TO BUY A SMALL BANK

 

Financial Licensing Advisors (FLA) is the undisputed leader in selling controlling positions of offshore banks all over the world.

“A bank is the pinnacle of capitalism and business. Own a bank, and you will own the financial system.”

“Buying a bank is and has always been the most ambitious strategic step in any high-net-worth group or any financial institution.”


Whether you: 1) have decided to enter the financial markets directly by buying a bank; 2) are a financial institution that has outgrown its licensing boundaries; or 3) are experiencing operational inefficiencies or restrictions with your own bank as a service provider, the outcome is the same. You’ve decided that now is the time to move forward and be the banker yourself.

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Companies in different financial situations (including FX, wealth managers, family offices, IB, M&As, FAs, IAs, payment processors, and fund managers) will at some point in their lifecycles find it necessary or desirable to grow beyond their current licensing limitations. For many such businesses, the natural way to move forward is by purchasing a financial institution or bank.

Buying a bank creates endless possibilities because you are able to become a market maker. However, when you are first considering purchasing a bank, you might not know where to start. Our team at Financial Licensing Advisors will help you assess your needs and will tailor a solution specific to you.

Typically, we have an array of banks that are ready to sell according to your specific needs. We deal with banks of various sizes and in various jurisdictions. These banks are highly regulated, audited, and, in some cases, certified.

 

Download the current list of banks available for sale

 

 

Although purchasing a bank is one of the most complex and comprehensive processes that a financial institution, company, or individual will undertake, we at FLA have developed a certification and execution process that makes the task much easier for the purchasing party.

We understand the challenges involved and will provide you with a hassle-free, turnkey purchase tailored to your specific needs.

360° Solutions

360° Solutions

Financial Licensing Advisors is one of the most recognized banking consultants in the world. We will provide you with an array of solutions designed specifically for your situation, and we can oversee almost all aspects of your bank’s operations.

Other services

We provide a variety of services related to the operation of your bank, including:

Other services
  • Ongoing Business Plan Design and Reporting That Is Specific to Your Needs
  • License Renovation Services
  • Registry Management
  • Good Standing Certification
  • Correspondent and Intermediary Accounts
  • SWIFT Membership Services
  • Compliance
  • Auditing Integration (EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC)
  • Banking Association Relationship
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    IT services for your bank

    Depending on your licensing and compliance requirements, your bank will need a certain degree of IT under the hood to run according to applicable regulations. Here, again, we have you covered. FLA offers a comprehensive set of IT services for banks, including:

    IT services for your bank
  • Out-of-the-Box Compliance Processing Software
  • Core Banking Software
  • Core FX Software
  • IT General Services
  • Servers and Webhosting
  • Web Management Services
  • ERP, CRM, HRM, and PBX (Cloud-based and physical)
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    REQUIREMENTS FOR BUYING A BANK

    Buying a bank with Financial Licensing Advisors is a simple process. It starts with us performing basic due diligence when checking out prospective purchasers.

     

    We will respect all intermediaries and brokers involved in the transaction, but we will not allow mediation. The buyer and seller must deal directly with each other.

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    requirements to buy a bank

    We can also help you with:

  • Bank and Financial Institution Takeovers
  • Purchase and Stock Placement of the Financial Institution
  • Banking Software and IT Support
  • Internal Intranet Software and Server Deployment Services in Compliance with Financial Standards
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    The buying parties should subscribe to our services. If you are an agent mediating the transaction, your client will need to sign these forms. No third parties will be accepted.

    If you want to bid on any of the banks we currently have for sale, please provide the code name of the institution in which you are interested, as well as the basic due diligence documents requested. Send them to info@bankinglicensing.com or contact usfor additional questions.

    You can download our Non-Disclosure Agreement here.

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    Please note that the banks and financial institutions we have for sale can change or become unavailable at any time. If you have any questions, please contact us for additional information on such banks.

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