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David Cohen

Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.

New York, NY, USA

Role and Responsibilities at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (“Oppenheimer”):

Strategic advisory assignments for healthcare companies, including sell side, buy side, mergers, fairness opinions, public and private transactions.  The role includes direct interaction with executive management teams, Boards of Directors and owners of private companies, providing counsel regarding M&A, such as valuation, strategy, merger analytics, due diligence, and transaction process.

History at Oppenheimer as well as Previous Professional Experiences:

Prior to joining Oppenheimer in 2011, David was a Director at Standard Chartered Bank in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.  From 2005 to 2008, David was an Executive Director in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Morgan Stanley where he focused on strategic advisory work for healthcare clients.  Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, David was a Vice President in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Merrill Lynch and a Vice President in the Global Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Lehman Brothers, where he focused on strategic advisory work for companies in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.  From 1992 to 1997, David worked for Motorola as an R&D engineer, where he focused on wireless handheld data products, including software and chip design.  From 1986 to 1989, David served in an intelligence unit of the Israel Defense Forces.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University in 1994
  • MBA from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University in 1999

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