Wedbush Securities hires MD for Healthcare Investment Banking

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Wedbush Securities has announced that Eric Tansky has been appointed as a Managing Director in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group based in New York.

Tansky joins Wedbush from Jefferies Healthcare Investment Banking and will continue to focus on the Medical Technology sector.

Over the past 10 years, Tansky has completed 45 transactions representing over $62 billion in transaction value. Tansky is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, has an MBA from Columbia University, and spent several years as an OR-focused Orthopedic Consultant.

'As former colleagues at Merrill Lynch, I have known Eric for nearly a decade and am excited to team up with him again', states Scott T. Smith, Director of Healthcare Investment Banking at Wedbush. 'Eric will bolster our industry coverage, particularly in medical technology, while adding to our strategic advisory capabilities and our equity origination platform'.

Tansky’s hire further solidifies the firm’s efforts in continuing to expand its capabilities and magnify its reach. 'Our senior Healthcare Investment Banking team, including Eric, Kelly Lisbakken and Adam Levy, along with Ben Davey as Head of the Wedbush Equity Capital Markets group, forms the core of the Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare franchise. We continue to focus on advising and funding the most innovative companies in the industry, just as we have for the past three decades, and we will continue to pursue opportunities to better serve our clients by adding capabilities as appropriate', adds Scott.

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