Baird Capital said that Michael Bernstein has rejoined the private equity firm and will work as a partner in its US private equity group.
He will be based in Chicago and will focus on investment opportunities in the healthcare sector, said Baird.
Bernstein first joined Baird in 2008 as an executive in residence and was then appointed as CEO of the firm’s portfolio company Medical Education Technologies (METI).
He has also served as president of CAE Healthcare, where he led the integration of METI and restructured the business.
Baird managing partner Gordon Pan said, “(Bernstein’s) proven ability to drive value in the companies he works with makes him an excellent addition to our healthcare platform.”
In April this year Baird led a $30.25m Series B financing round for molecular diagnostics company Integrated Diagnostics.
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