In 2021, the Baird Healthcare IT team completed 22 transactions representing $10+ billion in transaction value. These results represent another high-water mark for our Healthcare IT practice and reflect our philosophy of “Great Outcomes, Done Well.”

The foundation of the Baird HCIT group is built on:

Team Continuity – Long-tenured senior Healthcare IT team working together for over a decade. Including our record 2021 deal volume, we have completed over 160 Healthcare IT advisory and financing transactions over the last 15 years.
Sector Expertise – Dedicated focus and expertise on specific Healthcare IT end markets – provider, payor, employer & pharma – delivering real-time insights into key industry trends and participants and shaping opportunities that often converge across verticals.
Trusted Relationships – Trusted access across a broad network of Healthcare IT investors, buyers and executives. Our relationships have been strengthened over time through consistent, high value dialogue, and a commitment to integrity and transparency.
Cross-Platform Collaboration – Embrace Baird’s ‘One P&L’ model by partnering with our industry and product colleagues across Baird to bring the most experienced, relevant team to each client situation.
M&A Expertise – Over 500 completed M&A transactions across the Baird platform during the last three years, we pride ourselves on architecting and executing the most innovative, effective sale processes on Wall Street.

Select 2021 Healthcare IT Transactions

The Baird Healthcare IT Team

North America

Bill Suddath

Co-Head, Global Healthcare

James Weck

Provider IT & RCM

Nick Anderson

Payor & Employer IT

Nick Bell

Pharma IT

Will Cauthen
Vice President

Steve Sredzinski
Vice President


Andrew Nicholson
Healthcare IT

Thomas Cowap
Pharma IT