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Bio Banter: What's Happening in the Biotech Markets

  • Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
  • February 17, 2022
A Call Featuring Michael Margolis, R.Ph., Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, and Jared Holz, Chief Healthcare Market Strategist at Oppenheimer

In this episode, "Bio Banter: What's Happening in the Biotech Markets," Michael Margolis, R.Ph., Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, and Jared Holz, Chief Healthcare Market Strategist at Oppenheimer, discuss the biotechnology market by addressing the life sciences equities markets, and what the future may have in store for this dynamic sector.

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Episode Highlights Include:

The past few years have brought explosive growth in the number of life sciences companies and investors; however, after ending 2021 on a down note, and experiencing a turbulent January, many investors had hopes for stronger momentum in 2022 – especially given the sector’s advancing innovations. In this episode, guest expert Jared Holz, Chief Healthcare Market Strategist at Oppenheimer, provides insights into where things might begin to look up for investors.

Have Investors Lost Their Edge Due to Lockdowns?

Before the pandemic, investors successfully interacted with colleagues and key thought leaders through medical conferences and site visits. Through these events, core relationships were developed with company management. However, investors may have lost their edge due to pandemic-related lockdowns and new social distancing policies.

So, we must ask: how successful can investors be while only using Zoom and not interacting in person? Jared Holz shares his future-forward perspective as more businesses begin to open up with strides toward a new normal.

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