By Alicia Anger | December 2, 2021
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Dec. 2, 2021 –Regions Bank on Thursday announced it has completed its acquisition of Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm that leverages an innovative, technology-driven origination and servicing platform to facilitate off-balance-sheet lending in the small balance commercial real estate market.
Sabal Capital Partners will be integrated into Regions’ Real Estate Capital Markets division. The acquisition enables Regions to expand its range of financial solutions for commercial real estate clients while creating additional revenue diversification for the bank through origination and servicing fees, further enhancing noninterest revenue. With the acquisition, the combined Regions Real Estate Capital Markets platform now consists of 20 offices.
“Our acquisition of Sabal Capital Partners further positions Regions’ Real Estate Capital Markets division to serve a growing client base through an expanded range of high-value, in-demand services,” said Joel Stephens, head of Capital Markets for Regions Bank. “By welcoming Sabal into the Regions family, we are further enhancing our agency multifamily and non-agency lending capabilities and accelerating our growth in off-balance-sheet small balance commercial real estate lending. With Sabal’s strong reputation, leading-edge technology platform, and exceptional team, this acquisition serves as an opportunity for Regions to meet additional needs for our clients while reaching new clients through the additional services delivered by Sabal Capital Partners.”