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Banks Bourne Delivers Keynote at SEBIO

November 16, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 20, 2015 Bourne Partners CEO and Senior Managing Director, Banks Bourne, delivered the keynote address at the 17th annual Southeast Bio (SEBIO) Investor & Partnering forum in Charleston, South Carolina last week.  More than 300 regional biotech and medtech investors, corporate executives, university representatives, entrepreneurs, and service providers attended the event this year.

Bourne’s keynote addressed macro healthcare trends in the US, M&A market trends, and a value creation case study of Covis Pharmaceuticals.

“It was a great audience and really enjoyable conference.  I appreciate the opportunity to discuss what’s going on in the industry and share more about the incredible work my team is doing,” said Bourne.

SEBIO is an annual forum, attracting thought leaders and innovators from across the country. To date, the more than 200 later stage and 165 early stage companies that participated in previous SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forums have raised more than $2.5 billion in public and private funding.