CF are delighted to announce the appointment of Vernon Baxter as Health Investing Specialist to the firm, supporting the expansion of its healthcare investing practice.

With an extensive background in the UK’s health and social care investment market, Vernon has reported on UK M&A activity for over 15 years, convening major industry events. With a network spanning health investors, executives, funders and advisors he previously led Investor Publishing and HealthInvestor UK for over a decade. Vernon currently advises a range of stakeholders across health and social care, including HolonIQ, a leading provider of global impact intelligence, having established its healthcare division in 2022.

Vernon will advise CF and their clients across commercial and operational due diligence, value creation and growth strategy consulting, working alongside recently appointed Healthcare Investing Partner, Jamil Anakkar.

Ben Richardson, CF Managing Partner comments:

Vernon joining the team is another exciting step in our journey – he brings a wealth of knowledge, context and deep understanding of the independent health network. Private capital and independent sector innovation will play a huge part in responding to the healthcare challenges the UK faces and we are excited about the impact we will make for clients with Vernon as part of the team.”

Vernon Baxter, CF Health Investing Specialist says:

I’m delighted to be working with CF as it brings its data-led understanding of health systems to a broader client-base. Healthcare companies are facing unprecedented complexity, and understanding the dynamics of this will be fundamental to maximising the success of investments in the sector. CF are ideally placed to help both operators and investors understand every possible scenario as we enter the next generation of health systems.” 

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