Industry Overview—An M&A Perspective

This session will present an overview of the market, including the status of the current market, who the players are, and how they are impacted; how the market will consolidate, the drivers involved, and cross-border implications; and the options those involved in the market have in a rapidly growing, highly fragmented industry.


Leo Whitt

Senior Investment Banker
Hilliard Lyons Investment Banking
312 Walnut Street, Suite 1750
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Lwhitt@hilliard.com
(502) 338-5736

Leo Whitt joined Hilliard Lyons in 2012 and is based in the Cincinnati Investment Banking office. Before joining the firm, Mr. Whitt served in senior management positions for a number of private equity backed portfolio companies in both the healthcare and technology industries. He served as chief development officer, chief financial officer, or chief accounting officer for five different portfolio companies. He was also a principal for Alix Partners, a leading restructuring firm, where he served in significant restructuring and turnaround roles for WorldCom, DVI, ANC Rental, Chi-Chi’s Mexican Restaurants, and Fleming Companies. Leo’s healthcare experience also includes serving as director of financial operations for Vencor for its various business units. Mr. Whitt is a CPA and has a B.S. in economics from the University of Louisville and an MBA from Vanderbilt University’s Owen School.