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Managing Director

Rich Bayman

Rich is a Managing Director with Fifth Third’s Healthcare Investment Banking group, a part of Fifth Third Securities, Inc. (“FTS”). He is the senior leader of the Health Systems and Higher Education practice with a focus on hospitals, healthcare systems and ancillary services. Rich joined Fifth Third in 2021 as a member of H2C Securities Inc., a healthcare-focused M&A and strategic advisory firm acquired by Fifth Third Bank in 2020. He has 20+ years of healthcare investment banking experience. completing a variety of mergers & acquisitions engagements and capital markets transactions. Rich has assisted many prominent healthcare organizations across the country in the design and execution of strategic advisory and capital financing assignments. His direct financing and advisory experience includes acquisition, divestiture and joint venture transactions for health systems, home health organizations, laboratory businesses, imaging companies and other ancillary service providers as well as both public and private debt for health systems. Previously, Rich spent almost eight years with Shattuck Hammond Partners, where he was most recently a Managing Director. He started his investment banking career with SG Cowen & Company in the Mergers & Acquisitions group. Prior to attending graduate school, Rich worked for over seven years for GE Capital, where he completed the Management Development Program and held various roles in operations, risk management, marketing and business development. Rich received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration from the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University, where he graduated Beta Gamma Sigma.

About Fifth Third Investment Banking

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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