BOSTON, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- LEERINK Partners, a leading healthcare investment bank, announced that John Mitchell has joined its institutional equities team as a Managing Director. Mr. Mitchell will be based in the firm's Boston office.
Mr. Mitchell brings over 25 years of experience and expertise in institutional equity sales to LEERINK Partners. For the past six years, John served as a Managing Director, Institutional Sales at Jefferies & Company and was responsible for covering Boston's most important accounts. Prior to Jefferies & Company, Mr. Mitchell spent over 15 years in Institutional Equities at Cowen & Company as well as Gleacher & Company.
"We are pleased to welcome John to LEERINK Partners' institutional equities team," said Rob Leerink, Senior Managing Director, Head of Institutional Equities. "With his extensive industry experience, longstanding relationships and leadership strength, John is ideally positioned to not only deliver on our client's objectives, but also to anticipate their evolving needs. His arrival complements LEERINK's ongoing commitment of providing world-class talent and service to both our existing and new clients as they navigate the complex healthcare investment environment."
"I am excited to be joining LEERINK Partners," said Mr. Mitchell. "LEERINK has an unparalleled combination of deep domain expertise in healthcare, extensive client relationships and execution excellence. I look forward to contributing to LEERINK's continued success in delivering clients premium service and differentiated insights."
About LEERINK Partners
LEERINK Partners LLC is a leading investment bank, specializing in healthcare. Our knowledge, experience and focus enable us to help our clients define and achieve their strategic, capital markets and investment objectives. We partner with companies that develop and commercialize innovative products and services that are defining the future of healthcare. LEERINK Partners LLC is a member of FINRA/SIPC. For more information, please visit: www.leerink.com.
Contact: Marissa Devnew
Contact: Jason Marshall
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/john-mitchell-joins-leerink-partners-institutional-equities-team-300290443.html