As Managing Director of The Capital Corporation Bob actively assists clients in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and strategic planning. Additionally, he aids clients in understanding complex transactions and financing from a legal prospective. He holds a Series 24 and 79 license.
Prior to joining the Country Club organization, Mr. Wray founded and served as President and CEO of The Capital Corporation, LLC. Previously Bob practiced law with one of the largest regional law firms in the mid-west United States. With a concentration on mergers, acquisitions, de novo formations and private securities, he was lead counsel on numerous transactions requiring sophisticated technical knowledge.
Bob's expertise with financial institutions includes acting as counsel for several de novo charter applications, assistance in the relocation of a state charter from one state to another, the formation of bank holding companies and bank holding company subsidiaries, the restructuring of bank holding companies and assistance in the sale of financial institutions.
Additionally, Bob has served on several community bank and holding company boards of directors, as well as served as outside counsel for numerous financial institutions providing regulatory assistance and legal advice on securities, general corporate transactions and loan documentation.
Sometimes ownership planning involves working with management and ownership in positioning the bank for a future sale or acquisition. Our experience with bank sales gives us a unique background to understand what items can improve the value of a bank, or cost the bank money on a sale.