Health Evolution Partners (HEP), a manager of health care investment funds, announced today that Reid Perper joined the firm as an Investment Partner. Mr. Perper has been a growth and buyout investor in the health care industry for more than 20 years. He is based in London and will help HEP identify and support promising investments in European markets.
"We think the United States health care industry can learn a lot from innovative companies in Europe, and at the same time, Europe is an important expansion market for US companies," said David J. Brailer, MD, PhD, Chairman of Health Evolution Partners. "Reid's significant investment experience and insights into European markets will open a new avenue for us to broaden our investment reach."
"I look forward to working with the Health Evolution Partners team, many of whom I have known and worked with for years," said Mr. Perper. "The HEP team has earned a reputation for its deep health care insights and for finding companies that can grow into market leaders."
Mr. Perper is a founder and partner of MCT Advisors LLP, a London based financial advisory firm. From January 2004 to March 2009, he was Managing Director of Healthcare Investment Partners LLC. From November 2000 through June 2003, Mr. Perper was a Managing Director and Co-Head of Europe for CSFB Private Equity. Prior to joining CSFB, Mr. Perper was a Managing Director of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. He serves as a director of NxStage Medical, Inc. and has previously served on numerous public and private company boards. Mr. Perper earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Masters in Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
About Health Evolution Partners
Health Evolution Partners invests in rapidly growing companies that are commercial leaders in the health care industry. We invest in all key areas of the health economy: hospitals, managed care, pharmaceutical developers, device makers and consumer products and services. Health Evolution Partners is guided by a team of exceptional health care investors and operators. We connect our companies to a substantial network of health care innovators, policy makers and thought leaders. We bring both financial resources and mindshare to our companies. Health Evolution Partners forms close working partnerships with outstanding management teams who are building important and valuable enterprises. We align our success with our companies as they grow and prosper. For more information on Health Evolution Partners, visit www.healthevolutionpartners.com.
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