Jeff is a Managing Director at Berkery Noyes. He specializes in advising providers of technology, information and services solutions to the healthcare and life science markets. Some of Jeff's recent transactions include:
Heartbeat Experts' sale to Truven Health Analytics;
Strata Decision Technology's sale to Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS);
PredictiveMetrics' sale to SunGard;
Image Solutions, Inc.'s (ISI) sale to Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC);
Relsys International's sale to Oracle Corporation;
Arlington Medical Resources' sale to Decision Resources/ Providence Equity; and
Conceptis Technologies' sale to WebMD Health.
In addition, Jeff is the former President and CEO of Lippincott Williams and Wilkens, the international medical and pharmaceutical publisher, and a Wolters Kluwer company. Prior to Lippincott, Jeff was President of Kluwer Academic Publishers, the science publisher headquartered in the Netherlands. He is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Wisconsin.
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Investor Interest in Healthcare IT is Accelerating
Meanwhile, a report from Berkery Noyes, an investment banking firm, reported that merger and acquisition activity in the healthcare IT segment rose to $17.1 billion in 2015, up 4 percent compared with $16.4 billion in 2014. The number of transactions increased 15 percent in 2015, compared with the previous year.
M&A Strong in Hyper Competitive Market
A dynamic health IT marketplace is rewarding robust and scalable companies – especially those whose products focus on revenue cycle and clinical decision making, according to a trend report from investment bank Berkery Noyes.
The Berkery Noyes team showed both their business skills and transaction experience through each step of the process. Their insight in the information technology industry proved invaluable in what was a complicated transaction. It was because of Jeff Smith and his team at Berkery Noyes that this transaction has closed with two very satisfied parties.
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