Bank Stock Investment Specialists and Shareholder Activists

PL Capital specializes in identifying and acquiring stakes in undervalued U.S. banks and thrifts and participates in the long term consolidation of the banking industry. PL Capital manages four limited partnerships (LPs) focused on publicly traded banks/thrifts with between approximately $300 million to $3+ billion in assets, operating in attractive market areas, which are undervalued and in need of a catalyst to unlock shareholder value.
The principals of PL Capital engage in shareholder activism (when needed) including proxy contests, board representation, shareholder proposals, etc. to unlock shareholder value.
The LPs strive for long term capital appreciation and are generally tax efficient (long term capital gains).
A Surprising Refuge in a
Dangerous Stock Market
Investment Opportunities in 
Bank Stocks
This Boogeyman Scares
Small Bankers

“We Have More Ideas Than Money.” That’s what John Palmer and Rich Lashley titled their most recent presentation.  You don’t hear that much today. Most of us have more money than ideas...

A summary of investment opportunities available in bank stocks, advantages to this investment and new analysis of the banking industry post financial crisis...

If you're a banker, John Palmer is the scariest ex-accountant you're ever going to see. The principal and co-founder of Naperville-based PL Capital LLC specializes in investing in small and midsized banks and then agitating for changes like management overhauls or sales...