Kendall Raine - Los Angeles

Kendall Raine joined Reynolds Advisory Partners in April of 2015.  Mr. Raine’s career in investment banking spans 20 years during which time he has advised major international financial institutions as well as middle market banks and specialty lenders; completing over $27 billion of financing and M&A transactions.  As part of Bear Stearns’ Financial Institutions Group, Mr. Raine managed M&A assignments on behalf of a number of clients including Bank of America, Security Pacific Bank and Union Bank of California.  Mr. Raine founded and ran the Specialty Finance Group for A. G. Edwards & Sons, then the largest investment banking firm headquartered outside New York.  At Edwards, Mr. Raine completed over 80 transactions for Business Development Companies, mortgage REITs, money center and regional banks.

Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Raine served as CEO of a United Pacific Bank and Director of East West Bank, F.S.B.

Mr. Raine began his career in banking in the Asia Division of Chemical Bank in New York and Indonesia.

Selected Transactions include:

  • Advised Bank of America in connection with the sale of their Southwestern banking operations to Bank of Oklahoma
  • Advised Union Bank on the acquisition of a Los Angeles-based broker dealer
  • Advised Banc of California (formerly First Pacific Trust Bancorp) in connection with various of their acquisitions including Beach Business Bank and Private Bank of California
  • Advised Local Financial Group on its sale to an investment group led by Townsend Investment Group
  • Originated over $1.0 billion in lead and co-managed equity offerings for Thornburg Mortgage
  • Originated $150 million IPO of Patriot Capital
  • Originated $50 million rights offering for Hercules Technology
  • Originated $40 million overnight offering for MCG Corporation

Mr. Raine holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School and a BA from Denison University.