NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce the expansion of its Healthcare Equity Research team with the hiring of Corey Davis, Ph.D., as a Managing Director covering Specialty Pharmaceuticals, with a focus in certain therapeutics areas within the biotech sector.
"We are pleased to welcome Corey Davis to the Canaccord Genuity Healthcare team," commented Stephen Buell, Global Head of Equity Research at Canaccord Genuity Inc. "Corey's versatile experience enhances Canaccord Genuity's ability to continue to provide clients with high-quality, independent, global equity research coverage within the dynamic and opportunity-rich healthcare sector."
Mr. Davis brings over 16 years of sell-side experience covering Specialty Pharmaceuticals companies, most of those years at JP Morgan and at Jefferies. He is widely recognized for his expertise on a broad range of key issues within the industry, including IP law, CNS-related disorders, clinical trial design, financial modelling, and has deep relationships with thought leaders in the industry. Mr. Davis earned a BA in Biology from Middlebury College in 1991 and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at Princeton University in 1997.
At Canaccord Genuity, Corey will establish strong coverage of key Specialty Pharmaceuticals names, as well as a series of later-stage biopharmaceutical companies that offer investors a broad range of investment opportunities in drug development.
Canaccord Genuity's global coverage of the Healthcare sector now includes eight analysts across three continents, covering Biotechnology, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Medical Diagnostics, Life Sciences Tools and Healthcare Services. At present, Canaccord Genuity has nearly 150 equity research professionals globally and more than 950 companies under coverage.
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