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Managing Director

Bill Watts

Bill is a Managing Director with Fifth Third’s Healthcare Investment Banking group, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS”). He is a senior leader of the Healthcare Services practice with sector specialization in healthcare technology. Bill has extensive experience working with software and tech-enabled healthcare technology companies that are transforming how and where healthcare is delivered. He has deep investment banking advisory experience specializing in M&A and capital raise transactions. Bill has represented healthcare tech clients across various verticals, including provider tech, payer tech, consumerism, and pharma/life sciences tools. Prior to joining Fifth Third as a member of H2C Securities Inc., a healthcare-focused M&A and strategic advisory firm acquired by the Bank in 2020, Bill worked with Citi Healthcare Investment Banking group in New York where he provided M&A advisory services for clients within healthcare IT, med tech, pharma providers, and distributors. He also served as an Army intelligence officer assigned to the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. During his time in the military, Bill served in two combat tours to Iraq. Bill received his JD/MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from West Point.

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Navigating the complexities of today’s market requires a specialized and experienced advisor. Fifth Third Investment Banking partners with owner-operators, strategics and financial sponsors to provide mergers & acquisitions (M&A), capital raising and strategic advisory services, both sell-side and buy-side. Our professionals have a long track record of tailoring solutions to unlock value and help our clients reach their critical business milestones. We collaborate across industries and geographies to provide every client with thoughtful advice and diligent transaction execution, supported by a full-service capital markets platform and a leading commercial bank. We have a national presence from coast to coast with over 125 investment bankers, six industry groups and eight offices.
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