Benjamin is an investment banking expert specializing in healthcare with more than 13 years of experience executing and advising organizations through mergers and acquisitions, growth equity recapitalization, and restructuring and reorganization.
Benjamin has more than a decade of experience guiding businesses, leadership teams and key stakeholders through domestic and international mergers and acquisitions (M&A), recapitalization, restructuring, and capital raising transactions. He specializes in investment banking, growth equity recapitalization, corporate valuation and turnaround advisory, primarily serving clients in healthcare and healthcare services.
Throughout his career, Benjamin has led public and private organizations through successful M&A and recapitalization processes, guiding teams through equity and debt transactions, asset sales, and balance sheet restructurings. Benjamin has advised healthcare and healthcare services organizations in behavioral health, managed care, payor services, pharmaceutical services, physician practice management, and telemedicine in transactions across the healthcare continuum. He has also served as a lead investment banker and financial adviser for stressed organizations exploring capital raising alternatives, pursuing recapitalization, and undertaking corporate reorganization. Benjamin has advised on and executed transactions exceeding $50 billion of economic value.
Prior to joining Huron, Benjamin was a director at Conway MacKenzie Capital Advisors, a boutique investment bank and affiliate of Conway MacKenzie, where he worked on numerous M&A, capital advisory, capital raising and financial restructuring engagements across a multitude of industries. Previously, he was an executive director in Rabobank International's special asset management team, where he managed a distressed asset portfolio of credit and equity exposure. Benjamin was also involved in numerous financial advisory engagements across the capital structure while at Mesirow Financial.
Benjamin is an active member of the Los Angeles chapter of CFA Institute and the Association for Corporate Growth.
Areas of Expertise
- Mergers Acquisitions and Partnerships
- Restructuring and Turnaround
- Consumer Products
- Energy and Utilities
- Life Sciences
Education & Certifications
- M.S., New York University
- B.A., Dalhousie University
- Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA™ Charterholder
- Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) series 7, 24, 63 and 79 licenses and Securities Industry Essentials