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Experienced LeadershipDavid Reed

Blitstein LLC is comprised of seasoned professionals who have excelled throughout their respective careers. In aggregate, our senior leadership has over 75 years of experience across a broad range of industries and economic cycles.

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David Reed


David Reed has over 30 years of investment banking experience, primarily as a mergers and acquisitions specialist. His core expertise has been working with middle market companies as they evaluate and pursue strategic alternatives; for the last dozen years, the significant majority of his focus has been in the healthcare space.

Prior to affiliating with Blitstein LLC, Mr. Reed served as Managing Director of Healthcare Investment Banking at Cantor Fitzgerald (where he led the firm’s M&A and private capital raising efforts) and Gleacher & Company (previously known as First Albany Capital). While at First Albany, Mr. Reed ran both the Mergers & Acquisitions Group as well as the Investment Banking Division. Mr. Reed joined First Albany from Robertson Stephens, where he served as Managing Director and Co-Head of East Coast Mergers & Acquisitions. Mr. Reed spent fifteen years at Paine Webber Incorporated, acting as Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group for six years. During his tenure as Group Head, the firm completed over 300 transactions with an aggregate value of $77 billion. As Head of the firm’s Fairness Opinion Review Committee, he oversaw the preparation and delivery of over 100 fairness opinions.

A.B. Princeton University
M.B.A. Columbia University

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