Senior Managing Director, Healthcare Services
Jeff Danesis is a Senior Managing Director of Investment Banking at Leerink Partners and oversees the firm’s Physician Services Investment Banking franchise.
His career spans over 15 years of healthcare investment banking expertise and over 40 closed transactions. He has extensive deal experience in physician-centric businesses with a particular emphasis on physician practice management and outpatient provider models. Notable recent transactions include advising Waypoint Capital on its acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Allergy Partners, Truvista Ophthalmology Surgical Center and select affiliated physician practices on its sale to Sunvera Group (a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company), Prism Medical Products on its sale to Henry Schein, Green Bay Radiology on its partnership with Lucid Health (an Excellere Partners portfolio company), Austin Radiological Association on its partnership with Radiology Partners; the recapitalization of Dermatologists of Central States by Sheridan Capital Partners; the recapitalization of Charlotte Radiology by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe to form U.S. Radiology Specialists; the sale of Midwest Center for Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery to an undisclosed financial sponsor-backed buyer; and the sale of Cleveland HeartLab by Quest Diagnostics.
Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Jeff was a Director in the Healthcare Group at Lazard and a member of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Wachovia Securities.
He earned his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and his B.A. from Northwestern University.