Westwicke Partners is a strategic capital markets advisory firm that provides customized investor relations programs and independent capital markets advice to small and mid-cap healthcare companies.
We work with private and public companies to help position their story properly within the investment community and to develop value-added strategies to build a quality, long-term shareholder base and enhance equity market value.
Our background is unique. Our partners all come directly from Wall Street as former sell-side research analysts, institutional salesmen, investment bankers, equity capital markets professionals, buy-side analysts and portfolio managers. Learn more
Latest Blog Posts
September 19th, 2014
Even great companies with excellent management teams will face the inevitable challenge of having to communicate bad news to Wall Street. In a previous blog post, my colleague Tom McDonald discussed how to handle missing a quarter, but what about other results that can have a material impact on your business in the future?
September 10th, 2014
The road to an initial public offering (IPO) can be long and arduous, and when not well planned and executed, subject to many missteps. Consider what happened recently to the Israeli biotech company, Vascular Biogenics (VBL Therapeutics). The company went public with an offering of 5.4 million shares.
September 3rd, 2014
Bookrunners play a significant role in the execution of a successful IPO transaction. Too often, though, a private company CEO does not fully appreciate the importance of selecting the right bank(s) to lead their IPO. It is vital to find the bookrunner(s) with the right combination of capabilities, experience, and “fit.” Here are seven key considerations for evaluating potential bookrunner(s) for your IPO.