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Bernhard Sakmann

Managing Director

Bernhard Sakmann is a Managing Director in the firm’s corporate advisory business.

Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Sakmann spent over 11 years in Healthcare Investment Banking and in Management Consulting. He began his career at Oliver Wyman and after that joined Lehman Brothers in New York. Most recently, Mr. Sakmann was a Director at Citigroup’s Healthcare Investment Banking group in London.

Mr. Sakmann has been involved in advising companies and private equity firms across a variety of healthcare subsectors. Transactions on which Mr. Sakmann has advised on include Abbott on its acquisitions of St Jude Medical and Alere, Sinocare on its acquisitions of PTS Diagnostics and Nipro Diagnostics, Brooks Automation on its acquisition of BioStorage Technologies, Novocure on its IPO, General Electric on its acquisition of ThermoFisher assets, Caris Life Sciences on the sale of its Anatomic Pathology business to Miraca Holding, TPG on its acquisition of Immucor, Elan on the divestiture of its EDT business to Alkermes, LabCorp on its acquisition of Genzyme Genetics, Talecris Biotherapeutics on its IPO and subsequent sale to Grifols, Datascope on the sale of its Patient Monitoring division to Mindray Medical, Datascope on its sale to Getinge, Regeneration Technologies on its merger with Tutogen Medical.

Mr. Sakmann received a Doctorate in Medicine from Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany, a B.M. BCh. from Oxford University, UK, and a B.A. and an M.A. in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, UK.

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