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Michael Pollard, MBA, CFA

Michael Pollard, MBA, CFA

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Mike joined Bloom Burton & Co. as Vice President, Investment Banking in December 2013.

Prior to joining Bloom Burton & Co., Mike worked with a boutique merchant bank, focused on early-stage private equity investing in the healthcare sector. In addition to screening, selection and due diligence on potential investment opportunities, Mike was General Manager of a start-up portfolio company focused on developing new formulations of over-the-counter medicines for children and adults. Previously, Mike spent six years with Merrill Lynch as an Equity Research Analyst, covering North American healthcare and biotechnology, with a focus on specialty pharmaceuticals and drug delivery technologies. In his time with Merrill Lynch, Mike also provided co-coverage of other subsectors including biotechnology, contract research organizations, and laboratory services.

Mike received an Hon. BSc in physiology from the University of Toronto, and an MBA with a focus on finance and strategy from the Schulich School of Business at York University. Mike is also a CFA Charter holder.

Previously, Mike spent six years with Merrill Lynch as an Equity Research Analyst, covering North American healthcare and biotechnology, with a focus on specialty pharmaceuticals and drug delivery technologies. In his time with Merrill Lynch, Mike also provided co-coverage of other subsectors including biotechnology, contract research organizations, and laboratory services.

Mike received an Hon. BSc in physiology from the University of Toronto, and an MBA with a focus on finance and strategy from the Schulich School of Business at York University. Mike is also a CFA Charter holder.