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Eric Williams

  • Managing Director
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Biography

Based out of Philadelphia, Eric serves as a Managing Director at Capstone Headwaters and leads Capstone’s Health and Medical practice. Eric has successfully completed more than 100 transactions in sectors including contract manufacturing, pharmaceutical outsourcing, medical devices, and life sciences, and health care services. Prior to Capstone, Eric was responsible for managing the Eastern region for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Capital Strategies Group and its predecessor, Citi Capital Strategies.  Eric has 20 years of experience managing strategic sale assignments and leveraged recapitalizations for owners of privately held companies.

He has also executed complex cross-border transactions with foreign buyers based in London, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland and has structured deals with leading private equity groups and strategic corporate buyers.  Previously, Mr. Williams worked as a senior executive with Newport Securities Corporation.

Education

The University of California - BS - Economics

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 24 General Securities Principal

FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Representative

Industry Coverage

Robust consolidation activity among outsourced pharmaceutical providers, particularly Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs) and Contract Research Organizations (CROs), has been driven by pharmaceutical companies seeking to reduce costs and obtain expertise and talent associated with all phases of drug development and production.  Read more

Demand in the Medical Device Outsourcing industry has been fueled by a period with remarkable innovation and adoption of new medical technologies as well as the noticeable graying of the U.S. population and corresponding increase in chronic disease and healthcare utilization.  Read more

We are witnessing an unprecedented level of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity and once-in-a-generation valuations for quality providers of autism and childhood behavioral health services.Read more