Baird Investment Banking continues expansion of healthcare team

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Baird has announced that it has added Robert ('Rob') J. Andrews Jr., to the firm’s Healthcare Investment Banking team as a Managing Director.

Andrews will focus primarily on healthcare product and device related sectors and will also assist with Baird’s coverage of healthcare services and life sciences. With more than 20 years of banking experience, Andrews’ addition continues the rapid expansion of Baird’s Healthcare banking effort. He will be based in Baird’s Chicago office.

Andrews was formerly with CIT Group where he was a Managing Director and led the firm’s investment banking and lending activities in the medical device sector. Prior to CIT, Andrews held investment banking positions at Stout Risius Ross Advisors, Houlihan Lokey, Lazard and ABN AMRO. He has a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

'We are very pleased that Rob has decided to join Baird’s Healthcare team', said Steve Booth, Baird’s Chief Operating Officer and Director of Investment Banking. 'He adds strong sector relationships and deep industry expertise to our healthcare franchise, which will help Baird best serve its clients'.

Brian Doyal, Head of Baird’s Healthcare Investment Banking team, added: 'Rob will be a great addition to our Healthcare banking effort. He embraces Baird’s teamwork-oriented and clients-come-first culture, and we are excited about teaming Rob up with members of our existing healthcare group to expand and deepen our health care relationships'.

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