SOURCE: Pacific Growth Equities, LLC

January 08, 2008 11:25 ET

Pacific Growth Equities Expands Healthcare Research Focus

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 8, 2008) - Pacific Growth Equities, an investment bank specializing in and focused on emerging growth companies, announced today that David DeGiralamo, M.D., has joined the Firm's research department as Senior Research Analyst covering medical technologies.

"We are excited about the significant advancements and actionable opportunities for our institutional clients in medical technologies," said Thomas J. Dietz, Co-Chief Executive Officer. "David's experience, knowledge and insight add to the strength and leadership we have established in Pacific Growth Equities' healthcare research franchise and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Firm."

David joined Pacific Growth Equities from A.G. Edwards & Sons where he was a Senior Research Analyst following Medical Supplies and Devices. Prior to A.G. Edwards, David was an Associate Research Analyst with Banc of America Securities where he also followed Medical Supplies and Devices. Before coming to work on Wall Street, David was a Senior Consultant with Defined Health, a business development and strategic consulting firm, providing recommendations to the firm's pharmaceutical and biotech client base on potential licensing opportunities as well as advising clients on strategic partnering decisions. David also completed his residency training in the field of family medicine at UCLA Medical Center. David received his MBA from Harvard University, his medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey, and his BS from Duke University.

About Pacific Growth Equities, LLC

Pacific Growth Equities is an investment bank specializing in and focused on emerging growth companies. With offices in San Francisco and Boston, the Firm's principal areas of focus are within the life sciences and technology sectors as well as identifying special growth situations. Employee owned, Pacific Growth Equities offers a full range of investment banking and brokerage services including public equity offerings, private equity offerings, proprietary sell-side research, and M&A and strategic advisory services. For more information, please visit the website at www.pacificgrowth.com. Member FINRA, SIPC.

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