Baird is pleased to announce that Nick Bell has joined its Global Investment Banking business as a Director on the Healthcare team, covering pharma services.

Bell comes to Baird from BlackArch Partners where he was a Director focused on middle market M&A for financial sponsors and independently-owned, founder-backed businesses. Prior to BlackArch, Bell was a Vice President in Wells Fargo Securities’ Global Mergers & Acquisitions Department, working on public, private and cross-border assignments across a variety of sectors. He spent the first several years of his career in strategy and operations at Day & Zimmermann, one of the largest family-owned corporations in the United States, and Avascent, a leading management consultancy.

Bell graduated with High Distinction from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business with an MBA and from Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service with a B.S. in Foreign Service. He has also studied in Austria, Germany and Belgium.

Baird’s Healthcare team has an established track record advising public companies, private business owners and private equity sponsors on Healthcare M&A and financing transactions. The senior Healthcare team has completed over 150 healthcare M&A and financing transactions since 2017. To learn more about Baird’s Healthcare platform, visit the firm’s microsite.

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