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Hot Sectors for Healthcare M&A

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | 1:00 p.m. ET, 12:00 p.m. CT

Healthcare has been one of the hottest industries for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, but not all healthcare subsectors are created equal.

In this webinar, industry leaders will highlight which areas of healthcare are experiencing the greatest deal velocity, describe the drivers underlying this robust transaction activity, identify the most active acquirers, and provide perspective on the unprecedented valuation levels where deals are getting done. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the most attractive sectors for healthcare M&A
  • Explain what is driving M&A activity in these sectors
  • Describe who the active acquirers are in each sector
  • Explain the valuations in which deals are being completed

Jason Ficken
Managing Partner
Quadriga Partners

Jason has more than 20 years of merger and acquisition and capital raising experience. Prior to founding Quadriga, he formed the Healthcare Group at Headwaters MB, leading a team focused on buyside, sellside, and capital raising initiatives exclusively in healthcare services. Jason joined Headwaters from Morgan Stanley, where he concentrated on M&A execution. Prior to his time at Morgan Stanley, Jason worked for Koch Industries, Inc. in the company's private equity and M&A groups.

Jason received a BBA in Finance from Wichita State University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. 


Aaron Osmundson
Managing Director
Quadriga Partners

Prior to the formation of Quadriga Partners, Aaron was a member of the Healthcare Group at Headwaters MB. While at Headwaters, Aaron completed numerous M&A and strategic advisory assignments. He joined Headwaters from Janus Capital Group, where he worked in their Corporate Finance and Strategy Group. Prior to his tenure with Janus, he worked as an Analyst focused on distressed investments for Broe Capital, a private investment group with investments across a variety of industries, including healthcare.

Aaron graduated from James Madison University where he received a BBA in Finance. 


Greg Throckmorton
Vice President 
Quadriga Partners

Greg has spent the majority of his career at Quadriga Partners and has completed numerous M&A and capital formation transactions across a diverse range of healthcare subsectors. Prior to joining Quadriga Partners, he was an investment banker at St. Charles Capital, where he was responsible for executing M&A transactions in a variety of industries. He began his investment banking career as an Analyst in the Healthcare Group at Headwaters MB.

Greg graduated from the University of Denver where he received a BBA in Finance.