CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McGuireWoods LLP and McGladrey LLP will present the 10th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference on Feb. 26 and 27 in Chicago. The event will bring together private equity funds, senior and mezzanine lenders, investment bankers, C-level executives, and consultants for panel discussions on current trends that impact investments in the healthcare and life sciences industries.
Keynote speakers include veteran broadcast journalist Forrest Sawyer and Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Susan Dentzer. Sawyer has more than 24 years of experience reporting for ABC, CBS and MSNBC. He currently serves as an advisor and board member of Edison Pharmaceuticals, the world leader in the study of mitochondrial disease. He is also a co-founder of Ampere Life Sciences, a newly launched company developing medical and functional foods targeting antioxidant deficiencies. Dentzer assumed the role of editor-in-chief of HealthAffairs after a decade as the on-air health correspondent for PBS NewsHour, where she led a unit dedicated to providing in-depth coverage of healthcare and health policy and Social Security. Prior to joining PBS, Dentzer was chief economics correspondent and economics columnist for U.S. News & World Report.
The event will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago, located at 160 East Pearson St., Chicago, IL 60611. To register for the event, visit http://www.healthcareprivateequity.com/Overview.aspx.
McGladrey LLP is the largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 6,500 professionals and associates in 75 offices nationwide. For more information, visit www.mcgladrey.com.
McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide. McGuireWoods offers an experienced team of more than 60 lawyers well-versed in serving the needs of the healthcare, pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical device sectors. The firm's private equity practice group is dedicated to keeping clients advised of new legislative and business developments as they occur. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.
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