New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2008
The Collaborative Communications Summit: (CCS) Health Technology Investment Forum, announces an executive panel entitled "Healthcare Technology Investment: Trends and Outlook" that will take place on Tuesday September 30, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. in New York City. Managing Directors from Merrill Lynch, Arboretum Ventures, Metalmark Capital and Needham & Co will share their perspective on current and future investment trends that exist in the healthcare technology sector. (http://www.ccsexpo.com/healthtechforum.html)
This accomplished group of investors and investment bankers will take part in an engaging discussion addressing the current outlook of healthcare technology venture capital and investment. Topics addressed will include long-term investment strategy, ability to invest in subsequent rounds of financing, current investment activity and the sectors future. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to address the panel during a Q&A session. The panelists include Jim Lilly, Managing Director, Global Healthcare Group of Merrill Lynch, Tim Petersen, Managing Director or Arboretum Ventures, Richard Davis, Managing Director of Needham & Co. and Fazel Husain, Managing Director of Metalmark Capital.
The Forum's attendees will include - private equity firms, venture capital groups, corporate development teams, institutional investors and CEO's from health care technology companies. The Forum will afford the industry's leadership a rare opportunity to gather in one place cultivating M&A transactions and strategic partnerships.
Participants include: Agile Equity, Minerva Advisory Group, PracticeIT, Welch Allyn, Sensiotec, Access Granted, Leerink Swann & Co, Paquin Healthcare Companies, Sparrow Medical, Merrill Lynch, Shattuck Hammond Partners, Goldman Sachs, Equities Magazine, Fierce Markets, HedgeCo.Net, HedgeFundTools.com, HedgeFundEmployment.com, HedgeFundLounge.com, Private Equity Insider, Pharma Company Insight and World Pharmaceutical Markets.
About Health Technology Investment Forum:
The 2008 CCS Health Technology Investment Forum is a one day conference that will provide an opportunity for investors and healthcare leaders to discover the latest trends and investment opportunities. The Health Technology Investment Forum is designed to bring together leading investors, market leaders, and high growth companies focused on healthcare technology. While other industries have embraced information technology as a cornerstone of their business process healthcare has traditionally remained a laggard. In recent years this trend has reversed and there now exists a myriad of investment opportunities in the healthcare technology sector. (http://www.ccsexpo.com/healthtechforum.html)