Jon Santemma ’87 recently retired from banking at Jefferies Global Banking investment firm to start a private equity firm. Santemma was Jefferies’ managing director and global head of healthcare investment banking for the New York branch.

about jon santemma ’87

Major: History

Sports: Men's Lacrosse, Men's Rugby

Fraternity: Delta Upsilon

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After more than 22 years working on Wall Street, Santemma will become a founding partner of the new private equity firm Regal Healthcare Capital Partners. The firm focuses on high-growth healthcare services companies. In addition to his new position at Regal, Santemma will continue as a temporary consultant to Jefferies to help with selected transactions.

Santemma began his career as an M&A/corporate finance associate at Skadden Arps. He continued on to become a director in the healthcare IB group at Citi Bank. In 2009 he made the move to Jefferies.


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