December 21, 2010 10:00 ET

Healthcare Corporate Development Leaders Join Investment Executives at iiBIG's Healthcare M&A Forum

PORT WASHINGTON, NY--(Marketwire - December 21, 2010) - An unprecedented number of healthcare business development leaders have pre-registered to attend iiBIG's Investment and M&A Opportunities in Healthcare conference, scheduled for January 25-26, 2011 at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

"With over a month to go until the conference, we are particularly pleased that so many leaders from the healthcare provider community will be joining our clients from the investment banking, lending, and transaction services community," said Don Buford, CEO of iiBIG. "Healthcare leaders are bullish on growth opportunities for their sector in 2011 and beyond and this reflects the increased optimism we have seen from our clients in other business sectors as well."

Healthcare corporate development leaders who have pre-registered to attend the conference to date include Belmont Village Senior Living, Capella Healthcare, Covidien, CredenceHealth, Diatherix Laboratories, Inc., DOHI, Greensky Innovations, LTD, Health Inventures, Healthcare Productivity Automation, HealthSpring, Inc., Holy Cross Hospital, Humana, IASIS Healthcare Corporation, Iora Health, MedSolutions, MMO - Behavioral Health Systems, Moelcular Pathology Laboratory Network, NuHealth, RehabCare Group, Inc., Renal Advantage, Inc., Sarah Cannon Cancer Services, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Vanguard Health Systems, and more.

Corporate development leaders from healthcare firms may register at the special rate of $595. Executives that qualify for this rate must represent healthcare provider firms that directly offer healthcare products and services (Subject to review and approval).

Investors, attorneys, transaction services professionals, and other deal-makers who register before December 31, 2010 will receive a $200 early-bird discount on the standard registration fee of $1,895.

Conference Sponsors include: Bass, Berry & Sims PLC; EpsteinBeckerGreen (EBG); PricewaterhouseCoopers; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey; AlixPartners; Alvarez & Marsal; Benesch; Healthcare Finance Group (HFG); Raymond James & Associates, Inc.; Coker Capital Advisors; Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners; Sonenshine Partners; and Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.

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