Shruthi Reddy Kinkead joins Sagent Advisors

Shruthi Reddy Kinkead has joined Sagent Advisors Inc as a senior banker. Kinkead has worked on more than 70 healthcare-related transactions in M&A, public and private equity. She previously worked at the Global Healthcare Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

PRESS RELEASE

Sagent Advisors Inc. announced today that Shruthi Reddy Kinkead has joined the firm as a senior banker in its New York office where she will focus on the healthcare industry. Ms. Kinkead, who was most recently at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, brings to Sagent more than a decade of investment banking experience working with a variety of clients across the healthcare industry.

“Shruthi is an excellent addition to Sagent as we continue to grow the firm and broaden our presence in the healthcare sector,” said Hal Ritch, Chief Executive Officer of Sagent Advisors. “The healthcare industry continues to represent an increasingly important space and we expect Shruthi’s industry expertise will further strengthen our ability to provide our clients with the highest measure of strategic advice.”

Ms. Kinkead has completed more than 70 healthcare-related transactions across M&A, public and private equity, and fixed income securities with an aggregate value in excess of $35 billion. Most recently, Ms. Kinkead served as a Principal in the Global Healthcare Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to that, she worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse First Boston in the Global Healthcare and Global Chemicals groups, where she focused on advisory and capital raising transactions. Ms. Kinkead began her investment banking career as an Analyst in the Global Healthcare group at Salomon Smith Barney. She graduated cum laude from Columbia University with a BA in Economics.

ABOUT SAGENT ADVISORS INC.

Sagent Advisors is an independent, privately-owned investment bank that provides financial advisory and capital raising solutions to clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and other strategic financial transactions. With over 65 investment bankers, the firm provides broad industry and product sector expertise to its clients through its offices in the U.S. in New York, Charlotte, Chicago and San Francisco and globally through its alliance with Daiwa Securities Capital Markets in Asia and Europe. Sagent Advisors is a unique combination of powerful relationship networks, strong industry and execution expertise, and senior attention on every client transaction.