Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Ensuring that in every client relationship, we: 1) fully comprehend the client's business, short and long-term objectives, concerns, strategies and areas of exposure; 2) strive to become trusted advisors and business partners who provide responsive, efficient and effective counsel; and 3) that we provide our services in a manner so each client feels as if they are our only client.

Suite 900, 607 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20005-2018
t +1 202.508.5852
f +1 202.204.5614

Edward G. Olifer

Experience Highlights

$300 million merger between First Financial Holdings, Inc. and SCBT Financial Corporation
Represented First Financial Holdings, Inc. in a merger with SCBT Financial Corporation. The $300 million transaction combines two of South Carolina’s more
Multiple acquisitions for Provident Bankshares Corporation
Represented Provident Bankshares Corporation in multiple acquisitions and dispositions, including its $330 million acquisition of Southern Financial more
Underwriter's counsel for Sandler O'Neill + Partners L.P. in a $1.1 billion public offering
Represented the underwriter, Sandler O'Neill + Partners L.P., in the $1.1 billion initial public offering of common stock by TFS Financial more
Acquisition of Windsor Locks Community Bank for New England Bancshares Inc.
Represented New England Bancshares, Inc., a publicly held mutual holding company,  in its acquisition of Windsor Locks Community Bank, a mutual more