England & Company Expands MedTech & Health IT Practice

Washington, DC, March 2017 - England & Company, a leading independent investment bank, announced that JD Friedland has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its New York office.  Friedland will expand the firm's coverage of the healthcare industry, with a particular emphasis on medical technology and healthcare IT.  

Friedland joins industry veterans Scott Cousino, Andy Cowherd, Craig England, and Paul Teitelbaum as the core of England & Company's Healthcare Investment Banking team.

"JD's leadership in healthcare investment banking, as well as his experience in private equity and corporate development in the sector, is a fantastic complement to our already strong team covering the industry," said Craig England, CEO of England & Company.  "More than ever, I believe that England & Company can deliver unsurpassed advisory services to healthcare companies of any size."

JD Friedland has over 25 years of investment banking, private equity investing, and corporate development experience in the healthcare industry.  Before joining England, Friedland was a Principal with Pulse Equity Partners, a healthcare private equity investor.  Prior to joining Pulse, he served as Vice President of Corporate Development at Henry Schein, Inc., directing all business development activities in the firm's Medical and Practice Solutions segments representing over $2BN in annual sales.

Previously, as an investment banker, Friedland was a founder and Senior Managing Director of Match Point Partners, and Managing Director and Head of U.S. Healthcare Investment Banking for Rothschild, Inc.  He also has held senior positions in the Healthcare Groups at Lazard, Wasserstein Perella, Cowen & Company, and Kidder Peabody.

Friedland holds a BS in Business from the University of Southern California and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

About England & Company England & Company (www.englandco.com) is an independent investment banking firm headquartered in Washington, DC and with offices in Baltimore and New York. Founded in 2003, England provides owners, executives, and boards of directors of public and private companies with the highest quality investment banking services relating to capital formation, M&A, and restructuring activities. The firm's clients include leading companies in the energy & industrial technology, financial services, healthcare, information technology, consumer products, and business services industries.