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John Freechack

Principal
Financial Services Investment Banking

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John Freechack

John Freechack is a principal in the financial services group at Piper Jaffray. With more than 10 years of financial services experience as both an investment banker and a commercial banker, Freechack brings extensive knowledge of the regional and community bank sector. He concentrates on M&A and capital raising in the banking sector, primarily in the Midwest, and has completed more than 40 transactions totaling over $2.5 billion in deal value.

Prior to Joining Piper Jaffray Freechack served as a director at River Branch Capital LLC. Before joining River Branch, he spent seven years at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. in the investment banking group. At KBW he concentrated on M&A and capital raises in the banking sector, completing more than 30 transactions totaling over $2 billion in deal value. Freechack previously worked for a regional commercial bank where he was involved in acquisitions, finance and lending.

Freechack received a bachelor’s degree in finance and international studies from Indiana University and an Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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