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Mark Visser joins Angelo Gordon & Co’s PE group as MD healthcare

Angelo, Gordon & Co has appointed Mark Visser as a Managing Director with responsibility for leading the firm’s healthcare investment activities. He will be based in New York.

Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, Visser, who will be based in New York, was a Partner at Behrman Capital, where he led the firm’s healthcare investing efforts since joining the firm in 1994. Visser has 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector, investing in companies ranging from healthcare services to products. Earlier in his career, Visser worked for Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking Group focusing on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate finance transactions.  Mr. Visser holds a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

“We are delighted to welcome Mark as an important addition to our team.  We consider Mark to be one of the most seasoned private equity professionals in the healthcare space,” says Arthur Peponis (pictured), Co-Head of Private Equity and Special Situations at Angelo Gordon. “Over his career Mark has completed a diverse range of successful healthcare deals and will help us expand our healthcare investment practice into new areas.”

Angelo Gordon’s Private Equity Group makes investments with deal sizes ranging from USD50 million to USD500 million. Sector focus includes financial services, healthcare, and consumer/retail.

“We’re excited to have Mark lead our investment activities in one of our key sectors,” says David Roberts, a Senior Managing Director at Angelo Gordon.  “Our firm has a long, successful track record of investment in healthcare and we expect Mark will build upon the firm’s history in the sector.”

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