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Ziegler Hires Corporate Finance Healthcare Banker - Christopher Utz

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Ziegler, a national specialty investment bank, announced today the addition of Christopher Utz as a director to its corporate finance team specializing in proprietary senior living.

CHICAGO (PRWEB) July 20, 2018

Ziegler, a national specialty investment bank, announced today the addition of Christopher Utz as a director to its corporate finance team specializing in proprietary senior living. Mr. Utz will reside in the New York office, focusing on complex structured senior housing transactions, including debt and equity transactions, financial advisory, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Utz stated, "I'm very excited to join the Ziegler team. The breadth of Ziegler's healthcare and senior living franchise and the long-term, client-relationship driven culture, ideally aligns with my historic corporate finance practice as well as my future growth objectives."

Over the course of his career, Mr. Utz has been responsible for a variety of financings and advisory transactions. He has completed more than 30 corporate finance and private equity related transactions totaling over $3.0 billion in aggregate deal value.

Prior to joining Ziegler, Chris was a managing director at Pinta Capital Partners where he was responsible for transaction sourcing, deal execution and the monitoring of portfolio companies. Specifically, he managed the firm's senior housing investment portfolio with over 1,400 beds in the Northeastern United States.

In addition, Mr. Utz has held corporate finance and banking positions with CIT, Greystone, Fifth Street Finance Corp's Healthcare Finance Group (HFG), BNY Mellon and Merrill Lynch. He has completed more than 30 corporate finance and private equity related transactions totaling over $3.0 billion in aggregate deal value.

Don Husi, Managing Director and Co-Head of Ziegler's Proprietary Senior Living stated, "I am thrilled to have Chris join our team. His addition reinforces our ongoing commitment to be one of the leading investment banks to the healthcare community. Chris has provided insightful advice to his clients through capital planning and strategic advice."

Ziegler's corporate finance team is focused on delivering best-in-class advisory and financing solutions for companies and organizations across the healthcare industry. In our core practice areas of healthcare services, information technology, hospitals and senior living, Ziegler is one of the most active M&A firms offering innovative sell-side, buy-side, recapitalization/restructuring, equity private placement and strategic partnering services.

For more information about Ziegler, please visit us at http://www.ziegler.com.

About Ziegler:
Ziegler is a privately held investment bank, capital markets and proprietary investments firm. Specializing in the healthcare, senior living and education sectors, as well as general municipal and structured finance, enables Ziegler to generate a positive impact on the clients and communities it serves. Headquartered in Chicago with regional and branch offices throughout the United States, Ziegler provides its clients with capital raising, strategic advisory services, equity and fixed income sales & trading and research. To learn more, visit http://www.ziegler.com.

Certain comments in this news release represent forward-looking statements made pursuant to the provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. This client's experience may not be representative of the experience of other clients, nor is it indicative of future performance or success. The forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, in particular, the overall financial health of the securities industry, the strength of the healthcare sector of the U.S. economy and the municipal securities marketplace, the ability of the Company to underwrite and distribute securities, the outcome of pending litigation and the ability to attract and retain qualified employees.

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