Peter N. Reikes
Peter N. Reikes is a Vice Chairman in the Investment Banking Division at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, which he joined in late 2010. Over the course of his more than 30-year career in investment banking, Mr. Reikes has completed a wide range of financing and merger and acquisition transactions for companies in the life sciences, medical technology, and healthcare services sectors. Prior to joining Stifel, Nicolaus, he spent eleven years at Cowen and Company, LLC, where he was Vice Chairman and Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, and over fourteen years at PaineWebber Incorporated, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Investment Banking and began his career in 1985.
Mr. Reikes is a former director of Ricerca Biosciences, LLC, Biocompatibles, Ltd., and the affiliated partnership boards of Alkermes, Inc., Cephalon, Inc., Gensia, Inc., Genzyme Corporation, and Repligen Corporation, as well as the Institute for Quality Improvement of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Mr. Reikes also is a director of the Heart & Soul Foundation, an organization which supports a range of community service programs in the greater New York City area. Mr. Reikes received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles and his M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.