Sector Expertise

A Comprehensive Commitment to Healthcare

Baird’s integrated Healthcare platform serves institutional and corporate clients through dedicated and highly specialized ResearchEquity Trading, and Investment Banking teams.

Research

Baird covers a diverse universe of over 90 companies spanning key industry subsectors, including:

  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Technology
  • Life Sciences & Diagnostics
  • Healthcare Supply Chain & Pharma Services
  • Healthcare Facilities and Services

We provide proprietary analysis on individual companies with focused expertise and a deep understanding of broader industry dynamics and trends. This knowledge is earned through high-quality field research, survey work, market visits and corporate field trips over a multi-year period.

Baird’s seven senior analysts have over 75 years of combined Healthcare sector experience and are supported by a team of nine associate analysts.

A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE

Greenwich Associates U.S. Equity Investors – Small-/Mid-Cap Funds, 2004-2016. Survey conducted with 96 U.S. small-cap and mid-cap fund managers. Rankings for qualitative metrics based on leading research firms in survey.

RESEARCH

"Overall research and analyst service quality"

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SALES

"Capability of sales professional or team"

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ACCESS

"Access to small-/mid-cap companies' management"

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Sales and Trading

Baird serves institutional money managers around the world by delivering our industry-leading Healthcare insights. Baird’s dedicated Healthcare trading team makes a market in nearly 300 Healthcare stocks. Baird’s Institutional Equity Sales team also features dedicated specialists to work with Healthcare-focused funds across North America and Europe.

Investment Banking

The Healthcare team has an established track record advising public companies, private business owners and private equity sponsors on Healthcare M&A and financing transactions. Aggregate transaction value since 2010 is over $23.3 billion. Healthcare sectors served include:

Healthcare Services & IT:

  • Healthcare IT and Technology-Enabled Services
  • Payer and Employer IT/Services
  • Revenue Cycle Management
  • Distribution and Pharmacy Services
  • Contract Research Organizations
  • Contract Manufacturing Organizations
  • Healthcare Delivery and Provider Services

Life Sciences & Biotechnology:

  • Institutional / Specialty Pharmacy
  • Life Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Life Sciences & Diagnostics

  • Analytical Tools
  • Diagnostics
  • Lab Consumables
  • Lab Services

Medical Technology:

  • Devices
  • Equipment
  • Products and Supplies
  • Medical Device Outsourcing

View our recent M&A and Equity transactions.

Baird's global investment banking and financial sponsor coverage provides an extensive network of relationships that benefit our clients.