Elizabeth Raymond is an M&A partner and co-head of the Financial Institutions M&A group. She focuses on M&A for financial institutions, including commercial and investment banks, finance companies, insurance companies, asset managers and broker-dealers, and private equity and hedge funds that invest in financial service businesses. She works closely with the firm’s Banking and Finance, Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement and Consumer Financial Services practices to provide the financial product and transaction experience that is central to financial institutions. She has a thorough understanding of the underlying financial products and services of financial institutions, including the structures, risks and regulatory issues that relate to these financial products and services. Her recent transactions include domestic and international purchases and sales of, and investments in, businesses relating to commercial finance, auto finance, mortgage origination and servicing, online auto and consumer lending, unsecured consumer lending, credit cards, and insurance brokerage and services.
Elizabeth has also been heavily involved in Mayer Brown’s management, and currently serves as a Corporate Practice Leader. She served on the firm’s governing Policy & Planning Committee (2004-2009). She has also been a member of Partner Promotion Committee (1998-2004) and the Committee on Associates and Counsel (1993-2004), serving as co-chair from 2001 to 2004.