SOURCE: Imperial Capital

Imperial Capital

July 07, 2011 12:44 ET

Don Ritucci Joins Imperial Capital, LLC to Lead Its Healthcare Practice

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 7, 2011) - Imperial Capital, LLC announced that Don Ritucci has joined the Firm as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Group based out of the firm's New York office. Mr. Ritucci will lead Imperial Capital's investment banking practice in the Healthcare sector.

Mr. Ritucci has more than 13 years of investment banking experience and was most recently a Managing Director in the Global Healthcare Group at UBS Investment Bank. He comes to Imperial Capital with extensive experience in the healthcare industry and has completed over $50 billion of advisory and financing transactions. He has managed numerous transactions involving healthcare services, including facility based providers, alternate site, behavioral and social services, and dental services. Mr. Ritucci earned an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a B.S. in Accounting from Boston College.

"I look forward to building Imperial's healthcare practice by adding value to clients through a full suite of service offerings," said Mr. Ritucci.

"Don brings a wealth of transaction experience," said John E. Mack III, Co-Head of Investment Banking and head of M&A. "His expertise and relationships in the healthcare sector will significantly complement our full service M&A, Financing and Restructuring advisory capabilities."

"We are excited to have Don as part of the Imperial team. His hiring reflects our increased commitment to expand and grow our leading middle market investment bank," said Jason Reese, Chairman and CEO of Imperial Capital.

About Imperial Capital, LLC

Imperial Capital, founded in 1997, is a full-service investment banking firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Minneapolis, Boston, and Chicago. The firm currently employs over 180 professionals and offers a wide range of proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield and distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, and equities. The firm provides middle market companies and financial sponsors with capital markets, merger and acquisitions, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at www.imperialcapital.com.

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