Ziegler Hires Three to Form Specialty Healthcare PE Practice
January 15, 2015
Ziegler has hired Eric Smith (managing director), Chris Claps (senior vice president) and Dan Contardi (vice president) to form a specialty healthcare private equity practice. Previously a partner and co-founder of Contemporary Healthcare Capital, Mr. Smith has 20 years of experience investing in long-term care, senior housing and healthcare services. Mr. Claps and Mr. Contardi also come from CHC, where they served as portfolio managers for five healthcare investment funds.