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Stuart Smith

Partner
 
Stuart Smith has over 30 years of investment banking experience and has advised on many of the important and complex transactions in the healthcare industry.  Over the course of his career, Mr. Smith has advised on over $300 billion of transactions, including some of the largest healthcare services deals ever.

Mr. Smith has established himself as a leading advisor in the healthcare sector.  Notable transactions include advising Express Scripts on its $66 billion sale to Cigna, Express Scripts' on its $34 billion acquisition of Medco, HCA on its $33 billion sale to financial sponsor consortium, Genzyme on its $20 billion sale to Sanofi, Zimmer on its $13 billion sale to Biomet, MultiPlan on its $11 billion combination with Churchill Capital, PPD on its $9 billion recapitalization and sale of control to Hellman & Friedman, Community Health on its $8 billion acquisition of HMA and $7 billion acquisition of Triad Hospitals, INC Research on its $7 billion merger-of-equals with inVentiv Health, Anthem on its $5 billion acquisition of Amerigroup, Amil on its $5 billion sale to UnitedHealth, Carlyle and H&F on its $4 billion acquisition of PPD, Sheridan Healthcare on its $2.4 billion sale to Amsurg, Summit Partners and Optum Health on its $2.2 billion acquisition of Sound Physicians, PSS on its $2.1 billion sale to McKesson, Versant Health on $1.7 billion pending sale to MetLife, DuPage Medical Group on its $1.5 billion sale to Ares Management, Harvard Drug on its $1.1 billion sale to Cardinal Health, ProPharma Group on its sale to Odyssey Investment Partners, innovAge on its sale to Apax Partners, Humana on its acquisition of Enclara Healthcare, WCG Clinical on its sale to Leonard Green and Novo Holdings, Beacon Health on its sale to Anthem, Shields Health on its sale to Welsh Carson and Walgreens, TA Associates on its acquisition of IMA Medical Group, Genoa Healthcare on its sale to Optum, HealthSun on its sale to Anthem, MedRisk on its sale to Carlyle, Aetna on its long-term strategic PBM agreement with CVS Health and KKR on its acquisition of PRA Health Sciences.

Prior to Centerview, Mr. Smith spent 17 years at Credit Suisse where he was Global Head of the Healthcare Group.  Before joining Credit Suisse, he worked at Alex. Brown & Sons and Lehman Brothers Kuhn, Loeb.

He received an MBA from the Columbia Business School, a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a B.S. from the Franklin and Marshall College.
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Arvelle Therapeutics
Announced: Q1 2021
Value: $960 million
Status: Pending

Exclusive financial advisor to Arvelle on its sale to Angelini Pharma
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