Behrman Capital Names Neil Sandler Partner

Nov 09, 1998, 00:00 ET from Behrman Capital

    NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Behrman Capital, a
 private investment firm focusing on emerging growth companies, today announced
 that Neil Sandler has joined the firm as a partner.
     Mr. Sandler has more than 15 years of investment banking experience in the
 health care industry.  During his distinguished career, he has worked on more
 than 120 mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.  He was most
 recently a partner and managing director at BancAmerica Robertson Stephens,
 where he oversaw the health care services investment banking group and
 assisted Robertson Stephens' venture capital group in identifying and
 assessing investment opportunities.
     Mr. Sandler's duties at Behrman Capital will include finding and
 evaluating potential acquisition candidates and developing new platforms in
 the health care sector for the firm's continued expansion.  He will also work
 with existing portfolio companies to add value and will act as a board member
 for new portfolio companies.
     "We are delighted that Neil Sandler is joining our team," said Darryl G.
 Behrman, a Managing Partner of Behrman Capital.  "Neil has had a very
 successful and focused career in the health care industry.  In particular, he
 has worked extensively with companies in the health care services, health care
 information, medical supplies and devices, and pharmaceutical sectors.  His
 expertise in equity and debt financing and mergers and acquisitions, as well
 as his prowess at identifying and assessing investment opportunities, will be
 extremely useful to our firm and our portfolio companies as we expand our
 activities in the health care sector."
     Prior to joining BancAmerica Robertson Stephens in 1996, Mr. Sandler
 served as managing director at PaineWebber Incorporated, where he was
 responsible for all investment banking activities involving health care
 services and medical device clients and prospects.  During his eight year
 tenure at PaineWebber, Mr. Sandler was also a member of the PaineWebber
 Development Corporation team, which evaluated and managed venture investments
 for a proprietary fund.
     Before joining PaineWebber in 1987, Mr. Sandler held investment banking
 positions in the health care groups of Drexel Burnham Lambert and Kidder,
 Peabody & Co.  Mr. Sandler has a B.A. in Political Science from Tufts
 University, and a M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
     Behrman Capital invests in management buyouts of growth companies focused
 on the health care, outsourced manufacturing, and information technology
 industries, as well as special situations. The firm also provides expansion
 capital to emerging growth companies, principally in the health care and high
 technology industries.
     Based in New York City and San Francisco, Behrman Capital was founded in
 1992 by Darryl G. and Grant G. Behrman. The firm currently has a combined
 capital base exceeding $640 million.

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