SOURCE: Laidlaw

September 23, 2014 13:45 ET

Laidlaw & Company (UK) LTD Hires Patrick Gallagher as Managing Director, Head of Healthcare Sales

20 Year Industry Veteran

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - Laidlaw & Co. (UK) LTD ("Laidlaw") today announces the addition of Patrick Gallagher, MBA, CFA, to the Company's ranks as Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Sales.

Mr. Gallagher co-founded Black Diamond Research, LLC ("BDR") in 2001, an independent sell-side research firm specializing in healthcare investing, financing and operations, serving the institutional investing community at large. Serving as Chief Executive Officer of BDR until 2010, Mr. Gallagher oversaw institutional research and sales. Prior to 2001, he held various sales positions at Kidder Peabody, PaineWebber and New Vernon Associates. Mr. Gallagher received his MBA from Pennsylvania State University and is a CFA charter holder.

Laidlaw Chief Executive Officer Matthew Eitner said, "Patrick will provide added depth and expertise to the existing Laidlaw Healthcare platform. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare investing community, he has cultivated not only a robust set of relationships with healthcare investors, corporate management teams and key opinion leaders, but more importantly a reputation of credibility. We look forward to serving our clients with him on board."

Currently Patrick serves as a strategic consultant for Kinex Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology firm focused on next-generation therapies in oncology and immunology. Mr. Gallagher also serves on the board of directors for BioSig Technologies, Inc, a medical device company that is developing a proprietary technology platform in the electrophysiology space.

About Laidlaw & Co. (UK) Ltd.

Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd, founded in 1842, is a relationship driven international investment bank, providing wealth management services, capital raising, mergers & acquisitions advisory, research and corporate access to clients on a global level. Headquartered in New York City and United Kingdom, Laidlaw maintains eight offices across the United States and London, England with over 150 employees firm wide. Laidlaw also offers personalized investment advice and skillful execution to private and public institutions, as well as high net worth individual investors. The firm is a FINRA, MSRB and SIPC registered company.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Bryan Kobel
    Vice President, Capital Markets
    Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd.
    Phone: 212-953-4900
    Email: Email Contact