January 2018: Origin Merchant Partners Welcomes its Newest Principal – Cathy Steiner

Origin Merchant Partners is pleased to announce that Cathy Steiner has joined as a Principal, leading Origin’s Healthcare practice.

Cathy Steiner brings over 20 years of experience as a trusted advisor to management teams, boards of directors and investors. She has worked closely with healthcare and growth companies to raise public and private capital and successfully execute strategic transactions. Cathy held the role of CFO for a technology company raising financing and transitioning to a public company on two occasions. For over a decade prior to that, Cathy was Managing Director for Nucleus GC, a boutique healthcare advisory firm adding meaningful value for clients on financings, strategic transactions, as well as product development, commercialization, product positioning and launch. For nearly ten years prior to that, Cathy led Healthcare Investment Banking for CIBC World Markets and Yorkton Securities. She has worked with many diverse healthcare clients: public and private, at all stages of development, and across all subsectors including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare information technology and healthcare services.

Cathy holds a MBA from Schulich School of Business at York University, an MSc in Immunology from McMaster University and earned her CPA, CA designation while working at Deloitte. She has contributed to her field as a volunteer advisor for the healthcare practice at MaRS Discovery District and as an occasional lecturer for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Origin Merchant Partners Principal Jim Meloche, on behalf of the Partners is pleased to welcome Cathy to the firm saying, “Cathy has enjoyed a long and successful career in the health sector as a talented, and greatly respected advisor.  She possesses a powerful combination of strong financial skills, a client-first approach and an exemplary dedication to quality that seamlessly aligns with Origin Merchant Partners’ values.  She has immediately become a valuable partner to us and our clients are quickly benefiting from her strong healthcare knowledge and expertise.”

Origin Merchant Partners is an independent investment bank that provides value-added mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and merchant banking services delivered by senior professionals. Origin’s clients engage them for the dedicated, high level of service and independent advice to address their strategic and financial plans.

For more information please contact Roxanne Swatogor at roxanne.swatogor@originmerchant.com.