Amherst Partners Investment Banking Team Welcomes John Patterson

Amherst Partners Investment Banking Team Welcomes John Patterson

Amherst Hires Senior-level Investment Banker; Expands Healthcare Team and Bolsters Capital Raising Resources

Birmingham, Michigan (October 5, 2017) –
Amherst Partners is pleased to announce that John Patterson has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking practice.

Mr. Patterson is a long-time senior investment banking executive with extensive experience in raising capital for, and providing advisory services to, companies of all sizes across the subsectors of healthcare services, including healthcare-related IT. Over the course of his 25+ year investment banking career, he has completed well over 100 transactions representing more than $10 billion in total value. Many of his clients have been publicly-traded companies.

In addition to his corporate clients, Mr. Patterson has extensive relationships within the private equity community, including with many of those most active in the middle-market healthcare services industry.

He has served as a Managing Director in the healthcare groups at a number of leading Wall Street investment banking firms, including Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation, Deutsche Bank Securities and RBC Capital Markets, among others, and also has significant operating experience as a senior management team member and board director for a technology startup in the digital media space and as a founder of a dental services organization focused on pediatric oral health, which is backed by a Detroit-based private equity firm.  Currently, he serves on the board of directors for a behavioral health company addressing the growing need for substance abuse treatment options in the U.S.

“We are very pleased to have John join our team,” said Investment Banking Practice Leader Don Luciani. “His outstanding track record along with his deep experience in the healthcare industry will be enormous assets to our firm and will generate great benefits for our clients.”

John has a BA in Economics from Bucknell University and a MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  He is registered with FINRA as a General Securities Principal and has Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 licenses.