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James Heidbreder Joins Coker Capital Advisors as Managing Director in its New York Office

New York, NY – Coker Capital Advisors, a leading healthcare-focused investment bank, announced that James Heidbreder has joined the Firm as a Managing Director in its New York office. Over the past 17 years, Mr. Heidbreder has worked in healthcare investment banking at both boutique advisory as well as bulge bracket investment banking firms. He has deep experience evaluating, negotiating, and executing buy- and sell-side M&A assignments and a track-record of successfully raising debt and equity capital across Fortune 500, mid-sized, and start-up companies. During his career, Mr. Heidbreder has focused exclusively on the healthcare services sector across providers, payers, HCIT, distributors, and other services sub-sectors. Mr. Heidbreder has extensive experience helping both middle market and large cap healthcare services clients achieve their strategic and financial goals.

Previously, Mr. Heidbreder worked on GE Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services team where he led the coverage of Alternate Site healthcare providers. Prior to GE Capital, Mr. Heidbreder was a Managing Director in the healthcare investment banking group at RBC Capital Markets and FBR Capital Markets. He began his career from 2000-2008 in the healthcare group at JPMorgan.

Mr. Heidbreder earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics / Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross, holds an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Heidbreder lives in New York City with his wife and two children and enjoys coaching his children’s basketball and baseball teams in his spare time.

“Jamie’s many years of experience and broad network of relationships in the healthcare industry will make him a strong addition to our Firm as we continue to grow our platform,” said McNeill Wester, a Managing Director at Coker Capital. “We are pleased to welcome Jamie to our team and look forward to the contributions he will make to our Firm and our clients.”

Mr. Heidbreder said, “I am excited about joining Coker Capital and building on the Firm’s strong record of success. I have known and respected Coker Capital’s leadership and bankers for many years. The Firm’s exclusive focus on healthcare businesses will help its clients realize value as they navigate the rapidly changing healthcare environment.”

About Coker Capital Advisors

Coker Capital Advisors is a healthcare-focused investment bank offering mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, and other strategic advisory services to privately and publicly owned middle market healthcare companies. The firm’s website is

Securities services provided by a registered broker-dealer. Coker Capital Securities, LLC, doing business as Coker Capital Advisors, was acquired by Fifth Third Securities, Inc. in February of 2018.