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Eric Williams

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Eric serves as Managing Director and Head of the Atlantic Region for Capstone, based out of Philadelphia.  Prior to Capstone, Eric was responsible for managing the Eastern region for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Capital Strategies Group and its predecessor, Citi Capital Strategies.  Eric has 20 years of experience managing strategic sale assignments and leveraged recapitalizations for owners of privately held companies. He is head of Capstone’s Health and Medical practice and has successfully completed more than 100 transactions in sectors including contract manufacturing, pharmaceutical outsourcing, medical devices, and health care services. 

He has also executed complex cross-border transactions with foreign buyers based in London, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland and has structured deals with leading private equity groups and strategic corporate buyers.  Previously, Mr. Williams worked as a senior executive with Newport Securities Corporation.


The University of California - BS - Economics

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 24 General Securities Principal

FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Representative

Industry Coverage

The Pharmaceutical Outsourcing industry saw brisk merger and acquisition (M&A) activity as sellers capitalized on favorable dynamics and rich valuations.

Consolidation in the Medical Device Outsourcing (MDO) industry continues unabated driven by favorable industry dynamics (aging population, greater healthcare utilization and innovation), demand fro

The industry has seen a wave of high-profile acquisitions in 2017 in all major subsectors of pharma outsourcing including contract manufacturing, drug discovery services, CRO and analytical testing