SVB Leerink hires Jon Swope to lead healthcare technology and digital health investment bank


BOSTON, June 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SVB Leerink, a leading healthcare and life sciences investment bank, today announced that Jon swope joined the firm as Managing Director to continue to strengthen longitudinal relationships with the companies of HealthTech and Digital Health.

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The hiring of Mr. Swope reinforces the company’s commitment to the high-growth healthcare technology sector. Mr. Swope will be based at SVB Leerink’s new York office and will report to Barry blake, Global Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking.

“We are delighted to welcome Jon, who brings extensive expertise in health technology and health services,” said Mr. Blake. “In light of the transformative impact of the pandemic and the acceleration of technological innovation in healthcare, Jon will help inform our strategic advice and ongoing support to clients. “

Mr. Swope joins SVB Leerink from Bank of America where he was Managing Director of the Global Healthcare Investment Banking group, focusing on M&A advisory and capital market transactions for public and private companies in the HealthTech sectors, Digital Health and Managed Care. His previous professional experience includes positions with Greenhill & Co., Bain & Company and Willis Towers Watson. Mr. Swope holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from duke university and an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School work.

“I am delighted to join SVB Leerink and to have the opportunity to make an impact at such a crucial time in healthcare,” said Mr. Swope. “The past year has highlighted the unmistakable megatrend in healthcare towards consumer-centric, value-based models. I look forward to working alongside Barry and his colleagues at the SVB Financial Group platform to help clients achieve their goals of contributing positively to healthcare. triple objective: improve clinical results, optimize costs and involve the consumer. “

SVB Leerink’s healthcare team has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and capital markets, which brings exceptional knowledge and insight to clients. The company offers these comprehensive advisory capabilities through healthcare specialists and M&A bankers who bring expertise across all sub-sectors, geographies and transaction structures.

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About SVB Leerink
As the leading investment bank in the healthcare and life sciences industries, we help our clients advance healthcare. With differentiated industry knowledge, unmatched expertise and a full range of capital market and advisory solutions, we are the industry’s partner of choice. SVB Leerink is a 100% subsidiary of SVB Financial Group and a member of FINRA / SIPC. For more information, please visit: SIVB-L

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