Bowstring Advises Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center in its Strategic Combination with Ankura

January 30, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Bowstring Advisors (“Bowstring”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLC, (“Aegis” or the “Company”), a preeminent US healthcare compliance services firm widely recognized for providing leading industry-wide compliance and privacy-related services and for its strength in the clinical research arena, in its strategic combination with Ankura Consulting Group, LLC (“Ankura”).

Since 2002, Aegis has assisted over 300 organizations with compliance-related services, worked with 20 percent of all US hospitals, and provided services to more than half of existing US medical schools. Joining Ankura as senior managing directors are Brian D. Annulis, Julie Colasacco, Ryan D. Meade, Steven W. Ortquist, Michael C. Roach, and Debbie Troklus. Dwight Claustre, Lea Fourkiller, K. Jane Hohn, and Gregory Kerr also join Ankura as managing directors along with approximately 40 other highly qualified professionals.

In addition to the team’s healthcare and clinical research compliance expertise, Aegis brings a range of cross-industry compliance-related capabilities covering the spectrum of enterprise risk management, compliance and ethics, and monitoring and independent oversight services. The team, combined with Ankura’s existing healthcare compliance services led by F. Lisa Murtha, gives Ankura the market-leading team to assist healthcare clients.

Julie Colasacco of Aegis stated, “We are all very excited about joining Ankura. This combination enables both firms to provide an expanded range of service offerings. We are grateful to the Bowstring team for helping us find a great strategic partner.”

Tom Donahue, Managing Director at Bowstring, remarked, “We believe the strategic combination of Aegis and Ankura will allow the two firms to capitalize on the synergies between two similar cultures and a shared commitment to excellence, providing for an exciting opportunity for all parties involved.”

We are all very excited about joining Ankura. This combination enables both firms to provide an expanded range of service offerings. We are grateful to the Bowstring team for helping us find a great strategic partner.

Julie Colasacco
Senior Managing Director
Aegis