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Eric Williams

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Eric serves as Managing Director and Head of the Atlantic Region for Capstone, based out of Philadelphia.  Prior to Capstone, Eric was responsible for managing the Eastern region for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Capital Strategies Group and its predecessor, Citi Capital Strategies.  Eric has 20 years of experience managing strategic sale assignments and leveraged recapitalizations for owners of privately held companies. He is head of Capstone’s Health and Medical practice and has successfully completed more than 100 transactions in sectors including contract manufacturing, pharmaceutical outsourcing, medical devices, and health care services. 

He has also executed complex cross-border transactions with foreign buyers based in London, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland and has structured deals with leading private equity groups and strategic corporate buyers.  Previously, Mr. Williams worked as a senior executive with Newport Securities Corporation.


The University of California - BS - Economics

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 24 General Securities Principal

FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Representative

Industry Coverage

Merger and acquisition activity in the Pharmaceutical Outsourcing industry remained strong in 2018, with 63 announced or closed transactions compared to 57 in 2017. Factors driving activity...Read more

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