BTIG Adds Amanda Murphy, CFA, as a Managing Director and Senior Biotechnology Equity Analyst

New York – October 1, 2018 BTIG, LLC announced today that Amanda Murphy, CFA, has joined the firm’s Research and Strategy division. As a senior equity research analyst focused on the biotechnology sector, Ms. Murphy specializes in gene therapy, gene editing and cell therapy for both burgeoning private and established public healthcare companies. Based in Chicago, she will report into David Lenchus, Director of Research at BTIG.

“Healthcare is a key focus area for the firm. Adding experienced professionals like Amanda solidifies our ability to assist institutional clients. As the sector becomes a larger part of the world economy, we are confident that she will provide relevant and actionable viewpoints, ” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTIG.

Ms. Murphy joins BTIG as a Managing Director. Prior to BTIG, she was a Partner and Healthcare Analyst at William Blair & Company, focused on diagnostic services and life sciences. Previously, Ms. Murphy was a Business Analyst at Caremark and a Senior Consultant within the Strategy Consulting division at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She received a BS in biology from Boston College’s honors program, and an MBA in finance, accounting and economics from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

“We are excited to welcome Amanda to BTIG,” commented Mr. Lenchus. “Our goal is to provide clients with differentiated thought leadership through our Healthcare Research. We believe Amanda’s innovative thinking and scientific analysis will better position clients focused on the gene therapy, gene editing and cell therapy space.”

BTIG Research and Strategy provides comprehensive fundamental research reports and in-depth industry and company observations for clients. Its sector focus includes consumer, energy, financials, healthcare, real estate, shipping, and technology, media and telecommunications.

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