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 Brett Skolnik Joins Edgemont Partners as Managing Director in Healthcare Services

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Edgemont Partners (“Edgemont”), a premier healthcare investment bank and a leading M&A and capital raising advisor exclusively serving healthcare companies, is pleased to announce that Brett Skolnik has joined the firm as Managing Director to help grow its investment banking franchise in healthcare services with a focus on physician and provider services, behavioral healthcare and pediatric services.

Mr. Skolnik brings deep knowledge of corporate finance and proven advisory expertise from over 25 years of experience advising both public and private companies in a variety of merger and acquisition, capital raising and strategic transactions.

Mr. Skolnik joins Edgemont from Baird where he was a member of the healthcare investment banking group covering the same sectors he will focus on at Edgemont. Prior to Baird, Mr. Skolnik worked at BMO Capital Markets where he served as a Managing Director, responsible for the firm’s healthcare M&A practice. Earlier in his career, Mr. Skolnik worked in the healthcare investment banking groups at Piper Jaffray and Cowen. Mr. Skolnik earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University as well as an MBA from Columbia Business School at Columbia University.

Mr. Skolnik will partner with Edgemont’s highly regarded team of investment banking professionals. “Brett’s expertise extends Edgemont’s exclusive healthcare industry focused coverage in these large and active verticals. His M&A advisory experience, deep sector knowledge and extensive relationships with the private equity community will provide high value to our investment banking clients. Brett’s focus builds upon Edgemont’s 20-year track record advising best-in-class healthcare companies and demonstrates our continued growth across healthcare services,” said David Blume, Co-founder of Edgemont Partners.

“We are excited to welcome Brett to Edgemont,” said Jeff Swearingen, Co-founder of Edgemont Partners. “Brett’s experience, relationships and deep expertise across the healthcare sector is a unique skill set and expands the high value-added capabilities that distinguishes Edgemont as a leading healthcare investment bank. We look forward to his contributions as we continue to scale the Firm.”

“Edgemont is a well-respected and rapidly growing healthcare investment banking firm and one of the largest independent middle-market healthcare M&A advisors,” said Mr. Skolnik. “I am excited to help broaden the Firm’s franchise and contribute to its impressive growth.”

With 30+ professionals, Edgemont Partners is one of the largest healthcare-dedicated investment banking teams. The Firm has executed over 170 healthcare and life sciences transactions.

About Edgemont Partners

Now in its 20th year, Edgemont ranks among the most active and best performing independent healthcare M&A and financial advisors in the U.S. We focus solely on providing expert strategic advice and transaction execution to healthcare and life sciences companies, bringing a steadfast commitment to our clients, driven always to prioritize their best interests. Edgemont’s principals have executed 170+ transactions with an aggregate value of $65 billion+.

For more information on Edgemont and how we can best serve you, contact Ben Hughes at +1 (646) 632-3967, or visit our website at www.edgemont.com.

Investment banking services are provided by Edgemont Capital Partners, LP, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC.