Stream: Health & Wellness
Bryan Lookatch has over 19 years of experience in the financial services industry, primarily as an investment banker with various Wall Street firms. Bryan founded Convergence in early 2013 with the objective of delivering a personalized version of bulge bracket strategic advisory services growth and middle market companies. He has broad and extensive transaction experience in IPOs, M&A, strategic divestitures, private placements, leveraged buyouts and equity and debt financings.
Prior to founding Convergence, Bryan was a key member of Deutsche Bank’s healthcare practice and was responsible for the firm’s global investment banking efforts in the life science tools and diagnostics sector and also led the coverage effort on a number of key medical device companies.
Bryan previously spent three years at Thomas Weisel Partners where he was a founding member of their healthcare M&A practice. Previously, he worked in equity research at William Blair & Co. covering the semiconductor capital equipment sector and at Prudential Capital Group as part of a principal investing team executing debt private placements. He also spent two years at a public accounting firm where he worked as a licensed CPA.
Bryan received an MBA with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin.
Bryan lives in Chicago with his wife Pam and their daughters, Emma and Samara, and son, Jordan. He and his family have been active supporters of the March of Dimes, serving as the Ambassador Family in both New York and Chicago.