NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Alberleen Group, an advisory and merchant banking firm servicing middle market companies and family office investors, today announced that Lisa Rhoads, former managing director of Easton Capital, has joined the firm. Ms. Rhoads' extensive experience as both an advisor and principal investor in global healthcare companies will enable The Alberleen Group to broaden its healthcare practice beyond its primary focus on life sciences.
"We are pleased that Lisa has joined The Alberleen Group and look forward to expanding our healthcare platform with a seasoned professional who has a strong investment track record and who brings global contacts across the healthcare industry," said Jolyne Caruso, CEO of The Alberleen Group. "As we further develop our Impact investing business, Lisa will help us identify compelling direct investments in healthcare, which, along with renewable energy, is a core focus of our Impact division."
Ms. Rhoads has a proven track record of sourcing, structuring and successfully executing licensing agreements across a broad portfolio of healthcare investments including therapeutics and medical devices, in both early stage and clinical development. Additionally, Ms. Rhoads has served on numerous portfolio company boards where she has assisted with product development and strategic acquisitions. Prior to her tenure at Easton, she served in operating roles at Celtic Pharma Management, as well as Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Zeneca Pharmaceuticals. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the Curtis Institute of Music, as well as an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
"With Alberleen, I have a unique opportunity to be a part of creating a new model of healthcare investing", said Ms. Rhoads. "The firms' institutional credibility and expertise among its 7 sector investment banking teams coupled with its broad family office network, provides an ideal platform to expand direct investments in the healthcare space. I am truly excited to be a part of the team."
About The Alberleen Group
The Alberleen Group, headquartered in New York City, is an investment bank and merchant banking firm that works with family offices to source and co-invest in direct investment opportunities across multiple industries and asset classes. Through its investment banking platform, Alberleen also provides traditional M&A and advisory services to middle market companies globally.
Media Contact: Julie Alberti, The Alberleen Group, 2129937403, firstname.lastname@example.org
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