Fifth Third Welcomes

H2C Securities Inc. and Coker Capital

Fifth Third Investment Banking Continues to Grow

We are pleased to announce that on April 1, 2024, H2C Securities Inc. and Coker Capital will fully integrate and be rebranded into Fifth Third Investment Banking, the advisory group within Fifth Third Securities, Inc., a part of Fifth Third Capital Markets. These firms and their teams each bring a rich legacy in the healthcare sector, specializing in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital raising, real estate advisory and strategic advice

Healthcare Leadership

"This combination enhances our scale and leadership in healthcare investment banking and enables us to leverage our dedicated industry expertise, high-touch service model, client-focused approach and proven execution capabilities to build long-lasting client relationships," said Rob Schipper, Head of Investment Banking at Fifth Third.

"Combining boutique advisory solutions with the full-service capital markets capabilities of one of the nation’s largest commercial banks1 is a significant competitive advantage we offer our clients to support their strategic objectives."

Our Capabilities

The Fifth Third Investment Banking team has over 120 professionals in 10 strategic locations across the country, with industry specializations in healthcare, real estate, tech-enabled business services, consumer, energy transition and industrials.

This M&A, capital raise and strategic advisory expertise is complemented by Fifth Third Capital Markets and bank services, which includes:

  • 200+ private equity group sponsors+
  • Debt and equity underwriting capabilities++
  • $200+ billion in assets+
  • Specialized financial risk management solutions+
  • Innovative fintech payment solutions+

We look forward to harnessing these capabilities to deepen relationships and deliver superior outcomes for our clients.

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Emily Abrantes
Managing Director

Steve Aguiar
Managing Director

C.J. Andriole

Chaz Bauer

Rich Bayman
Managing Director

P.J. Camp
Managing Director

Bill Hanlon
Managing Director

James Heidbreder
Managing Director

Kyle Hopkins

Victoria Poindexter
Managing Director

Shawn Sinel

Matthew Tarpley
Executive Director

Michael Tierney
Executive Director

Bill Watts
Managing Director

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