Ian Wijaya is a Managing Director in Lazard’s Healthcare Group in New York and leads Lazard’s North America Healthcare Services practice. Ian joined Lazard in 2011 and co-founded the Firm’s healthcare services practice, with a focus on M&A, strategic advisory and recapitalization advisory for managed care insurance payers, providers across the continuum of care (e.g., acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, post-acute care, etc.), PBMs, distributors, payor and provider services companies, HCIT and digital health companies.
Ian is a member of Lazard’s Opinion Committee and the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Healthcare, as well as a Corporate Leader on the Council on Foreign Relations.
Ian has advised on more than $250 billion of corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, financial restructurings and reorganizations, joint ventures, and other matters and has advised on several of the largest and most transformative M&A transactions in healthcare, including three of the largest in recent history.
Prior to joining Lazard, Ian was an investment banker at Greenhill & Co., in New York, where he focused on healthcare M&A, but also provided M&A advice to companies in the technology and retail sectors. Prior to Greenhill & Co., he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and the financial restructuring group of Houlihan Lokey, in New York.
Ian has an M.B.A. in Finance and Strategy from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a B.A. (cum laude) from Dartmouth College.
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