CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2016--
Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced
that Steven A. Mermelstein has joined Huron Transaction Advisory LLC as
managing director to lead merger and acquisition (M&A) and equity
financing transactions for companies in the life sciences sector.
Mermelstein will work closely with David E. Wood, PhD, who has joined
Huron Transaction Advisory LLC as a director.
“The life sciences sector is undergoing tremendous change in terms of
technology, big data, cost of treatment and overall patient care. This
is forcing organizations to think differently when it comes to
innovation, and has led to meaningful investment and strategic activity
in the sector,” said Geoffrey Frankel, managing director and business
leader of Huron Transaction Advisory LLC. “Steve and Dave bring
significant deal experience working with institutional-backed and
middle-market companies in the life sciences sector, which complements
Huron’s established and highly-regarded life sciences consulting
Mermelstein joins Huron Transaction Advisory LLC from Covington
Associates LLC, where he worked with life sciences companies and
institutional investors, primarily on sell-side M&A transactions. Prior
to that he held senior positions at Ferghana Partners, Asanté Partners,
Wasserstein Perella & Co. and JPMorgan Chase.
Wood was most recently with Covington Associates, where he helped grow
the firm’s presence in life sciences. Wood also held positions with
Ferghana Partners, America’s Growth Capital, Rodman & Renshaw and
Stephens Inc., following his post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical
School and Children’s Hospital in Boston.
ABOUT HURON TRANSACTION ADVISORY LLC
Huron's investment banking services are provided by its registered
broker-dealer affiliate, Huron Transaction Advisory LLC, member
Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving
sustainable results in partnership with its clients. The company brings
depth of expertise in strategy, technology, operations, advisory
services and analytics to drive lasting and measurable results in the
healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors.
Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to
support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their
industries and businesses. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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