March 28, 2023

Stephens Inc. hires two administrators in Well being and Life Sciences group

Stephens Inc. introduced Wednesday (Sept. 28) it has employed Matt Dormer and Chris Cooley in its Funding Banking division as Managing Administrators to concentrate on Well being and Life Sciences.

Dormer is becoming a member of Stephens from one other agency, whereas Cooley is transferring from Stephens’ fairness analysis staff.

“Stephens continues to strengthen our providing inside Well being and Life Sciences, and the addition of Matt and Chris represents a considerable growth of the group’s protection and capabilities. We’re very excited to have them as a part of the staff,” mentioned Brad Eichler, Govt Vice President and Head of Funding Banking.

Dormer has greater than 20 years of expertise within the biotechnology business. Previous to becoming a member of Stephens, he was an Funding Banker at Oppenheimer & Co., Laidlaw & Co, and Summer time Avenue Analysis Companions. He began his monetary profession in Fairness Analysis at Fulcrum International Companions protecting the Biotech sector earlier than transitioning to Funding Banking.

Dormer earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Davidson School and his Masters in Enterprise Administration from Northeastern College. He shall be primarily based in Stephens’ Boston workplace.

Cooley has greater than 28 years of expertise and joined Stephens in 2010 to steer protection of the Medical Gadget and Hospital Provide sector. He started his skilled profession with Dean Witter and labored for Cargill, Morgan Keegan, SunTrust Equitable Securities and FTN Fairness Capital Markets. He has been acknowledged by The Wall Avenue Journal and Monetary Instances for the accuracy of his monetary insights and has introduced at a number of company occasions.

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Cooley earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the College of Arkansas and a Masters in Enterprise Administration from the College of Tennessee. He shall be primarily based in Stephens’ Little Rock workplace.

Stephens’ Well being and Life Sciences staff works with corporations that produce tools and therapeutics, ship care and help medical amenities.