BlackArch Partners recruits Leak as MD

BlackArch Partners has named John Leak as managing director. Prior to joining BlackArch, Leak was a senior member of Wells Fargo Securities‘ healthcare investment banking group.



BlackArch Partners, a prominent middle-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that John Leak has joined the firm as Managing Director. Mr. Leak will lead the coverage of healthcare providers and related services businesses within the firm’s Healthcare industry practice.

Mr. Leak has more than 15 years of investment banking experience and has worked with a broad range of private and public companies in sellside and buyside mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings and strategic advisory assignments. Mr. Leak has advised clients across a wide variety of healthcare sectors including acute care, post-acute, alternate site, physician services, senior care, provider services, staffing, information technology, medical devices and healthcare real estate.

Prior to joining BlackArch, Mr. Leak spent ten years originating and executing healthcare services advisory and capital raising transactions as a senior member of the Healthcare Investment Banking group at Wells Fargo Securities. He also spent five years in Debt Capital Markets at Wachovia Securities and previously worked in public accounting.

Mr. Leak attended the University of North Carolina where he earned a master of accounting degree and a bachelor of science in business administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School.