Daily News: June 17, 2014

GE Capital HFS Names Haring Leader of Life Sciences Finance

GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services (HFS) has named Brett B. Haring leader of its Life Sciences Finance business, which has committed more than $2.3 billion in debt and equity financing to 500+ emerging healthcare companies since 2000.

A 25-year GE Capital veteran, Haring began his career in GE Capital’s equipment finance business and went on to hold roles of increasing responsibility. He was most recently senior managing director of GE Capital’s Corporate Finance business for the U.S. Eastern region before moving to San Francisco in 2009 to run its Western U.S. region. He’ll continue to be based in the Bay Area in his new role.

Since its formation in 1988, the Life Sciences Finance business has been a leader in financing early-stage biotech, pharma and device companies, with significant relationships across the venture capital community that specializes in healthcare.

“Brett has a long history of providing outstanding leadership and developing innovative solutions for customers,” said Darren Alcus, president and CEO of HFS. “With Brett’s energy and experience, we look forward to fortifying our relationships with our venture capital partners and continued growth in this important space.”