SOURCE: Leerink Swann & Company

March 02, 2005 11:10 ET

Gary Nachman Has Joined the Investment Banking Firm of Leerink Swann & Company as Director - Analyst, Equity Research

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 2, 2005 -- Leerink Swann & Company announced today that Gary Nachman has joined the firm as Director -- Analyst, Equity Research -- in its New York City office. Prior to joining Leerink Swann, Mr. Nachman was in Equity Research at Morgan Stanley where he was a member of the Institutional Investor ranked research team covering Specialty Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Nachman has served as lead analyst on smaller cap names, but will begin his coverage at Leerink Swann with the larger cap names and generics. Previously, Mr. Nachman spent three years at Merck-Medco as manager of the Financial Evaluations Group.

"Leerink Swann has built a stellar reputation for independent fundamental equity research in the healthcare sector," said Jeffrey A. Leerink, CEO and Chairman of Leerink Swann. "As we continue to expand upon our expertise in the industry, we are pleased to add analysts of Gary's ability to our award-winning Equity Research Department."

Mr. Nachman received his B.S. in Accounting from Binghamton University in New York and his MBA from Columbia University. Before returning to business school, he worked for three years as a CPA at Ernst & Young.

About Leerink Swann & Company

Leerink Swann & Company is an investment banking firm that provides healthcare equity research, corporate finance, and asset management services for institutional and high-net-worth clients. Leerink Swann & Company was voted the Best Firm in Biotechnology, Medical Supplies and Devices, Pharmaceuticals/Major and Pharmaceuticals/Specialty in the December 2004 Institutional Investor poll ranking the best boutique and regional firms by sector. Through its consulting affiliate, MEDACorp, Leerink Swann & Company provides biomedical-consulting services to Life Sciences companies and to the institutional investment community. MEDACorp is composed of thousands of consultants who are practicing physicians, surgeons, and biomedical professionals. Leerink Swann & Company is a member NASD/SIPC.

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