Laidlaw & Company Services and Leadership

Posted in Investment Experts on May 12, 2016

Laidlaw & Company is an independent investment banking and securities brokerage firm that serves various clients including corporate entrepreneurs, private institutions and domestic and international companies. The company’s core investment banking services include acquisition financing, debt placement and raising capital through equity placement with institutional and high-net worth retail investors. Laidlaw & Company also offers advisory services on financial restructuring, divestitures, acquisitions and fairness opinions. According to, the firm has over 150 employees and operates offices in the US and Europe. Laidlaw & Company (UK) affiliate, Laidlaw International is authorized by Brokercheck.FINRA, which is incorporated in England and Wales.
Laidlaw professionals offer several market advantages to clients. First, the healthcare focused investment banking and capital market team is made up of senior professionals with an independent entrepreneurial, hands-on transaction management and bulge bracket experience. Secondly, the firm is well-placed to assist emerging companies raise capital through its fast and efficient retail sales force, which offers financial flexibility. The entrepreneurial and relationship driven culture present at the firm is driven by‘s“think outside the box” approach as well as sturdy work ethics. The entrepreneurial culture is further cemented by the fact that financial solutions distribution and asset gathering is conducted through captive and independent sales offices.

Company Management Team
The executive team at Laidlaw is headed by Mathew Eitner, CEO; James Ahern, Head of Capital Markets and John Coolong, the company’s Chief Compliance Officer and CFO. The other team members according to Bloomberg include Craig Bonn, the Senior Managing Director and Hugh Marasa, the Senior Managing Director of private placements. CEO Mathew Eitner joined the firm in 2010. Before joining Laidlaw & Company he was the MD of Aegis Capital Group, a leading private client group. He has also previously served at Casimir Capital, NDB and Deutsche Bank.

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