CHICAGO – January 9, 2020 – Chicago-based First Analysis Securities Corporation announced Andrew Walsh has joined the firm as a Managing Director. This move expands First Analysis's investment banking practice and its commitment to advising premier companies in the firm's healthcare sector.
Andrew Walsh has over 20 years of experience as a healthcare entrepreneur, executive and operator. Prior to joining First Analysis in 2019, Andrew was part of the senior leadership team of Ciox Health, a large private equity-backed healthcare technology company. Andrew brings a wealth of experience to the investment banking team and has served in senior executive roles at some of the most respected healthcare companies in the US including UnitedHealth Group, Optum and Davita. Andrew also founded, grew and sold a successful population health company focused on helping vulnerable, high-risk populations. He saw this company through two exits, ultimately selling a combined entity to Guidewell in 2017. Andrew earned an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Illinois.
"We are thrilled to have Andrew join our team. His deep industry knowledge and expertise is such a great asset for our group, and we are fortunate to have him as part of our senior team," said Matt Nicklin, Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking.
About First Analysis
Founded in 1981, First Analysis has a 39-year track record of serving emerging growth companies and established industry leaders within its focused areas of domain expertise. Our investment banking practice leverages industry insights developed through our equity research and private equity activities to deliver value to clients across the life cycle of a business. Providing senior-level attention to every client, First Analysis offers superior execution across a comprehensive range of investment banking services, including M&anp;A advisory, public equity and debt financing, and private equity placements.
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First Analysis Welcomes Andrew Walsh to its Investment Banking Group - Jan 2020