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SVB Securities reports that tools and diagnostics within the broader healthcare sector is enjoying renewed interest by investors and consolidators.
Related Banking Team
Senior Managing Director, Life Science Tools & Diagnostics
Ryan Lindquist is a Senior Managing Director in Investment Banking at SVB Securities and leads the firm’s Diagnostics and Life Science Tools practice.
Ryan has been exclusively focused on clients in Medical Devices, Diagnostics and Life Science Tools since joining the firm in 2009 from Merrill Lynch’s Global Healthcare Investment Banking Group, where he spent his time working with clients across the Healthcare industry. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 2005, Ryan was a consultant at Deloitte. Over the course of his career, he has advised clients on over 100 M&A advisory assignments and debt, equity and equity-linked financings.
He earned his M.B.A. with high honors from The University of Chicago and his B.A. in Economics from Lehigh University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Related Research Team
Senior Managing Director, Life Science Tools and Diagnostics
Puneet Souda is a Senior Research Analyst at SVB Securities covering Life Science Tools and Diagnostics. His research focuses on companies and technologies within the Life Science Tools subsector, the Diagnostics subsector, and selected areas of Pharmaceutical Services.
Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Puneet was a Senior Associate at Citigroup covering Medical Devices. Before joining Wall Street, he spent over a decade in core and basic research labs at UCLA and Purdue University. In this work, he was a customer and collaborator of many Life Science Tools and Diagnostic companies. Puneet has direct experience in the acquisition, management, and utilization of many life sciences technologies for molecular analysis and diagnostics. He has co-authored over 45 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has built an extensive network of colleagues and collaborators among academic lab researchers and Life Science Tools suppliers.
He earned an M.B.A. from University of California-San Diego and undertook graduate study in biotechnology and earned a B.A. in Biology from Purdue University.