New Century Capital Partners is pleased to announce that Jay Dempsey and Aaron Kneas have joined the firm as managing directors, expanding NCCP’s healthcare investment banking practice, which is led by Nick Graham.
“We are very pleased to have found two highly experienced, like minded senior bankers as we continue to build our practice at NCCP,” said Nick Graham. “Under Nick’s leadership, we are rapidly growing our healthcare services practice and maintain our focus on client centric strategic and financial advisory services delivered by bankers with deep sector specific expertise,” said Mark Salter, managing partner at NCCP.
Jay has more than 10 years of healthcare commercial and investment banking experience. Previously, Jay worked for two years as a director at Creative Health Capital, a boutique healthcare merchant banking firm. Prior to that, Jay worked for nine years on the healthcare banking team at Bank of Texas, a division of BOKF, NA. All of Jay’s banking experience has been focused on healthcare and includes origination and execution of capital formation and M&A transactions across many segments of healthcare services. Jay received a BA in Accounting from Southern Methodist University.
Aaron has more than 15 years of healthcare investment banking experience and works with clients to most efficiently navigate the capital markets and monetize their businesses. Previously, Aaron worked for 10 years as an owner and managing director at Creative Health Capital, a boutique healthcare merchant banking firm. Earlier in his career, Aaron served as an investment banker at Wachovia Securities (previously First Union Securities) and BMO Nesbitt Burns. Aaron received a BS in Economics from DePauw University and graduated from the Management Fellows Program, an honors college within DePauw for business and entrepreneurship. Aaron is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).