Carsten Beith


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Cain Brothers Experience

Carsten Beith joined Cain Brothers in 1993 to open the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Beith is the Co-Head of Cain Brothers’ Health Systems M&A Group and a member of the firm’s management committee. With over 28 years’ experience, his engagements have encompassed a broad range of transactions covering hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, physician groups, managed care organizations, and other health care service providers. His engagements have included sales, acquisitions, mergers, equity recapitalizations, joint ventures, joint operating agreements, restructurings, and other unique arrangements tailored to meet the objectives of each specific situation. Notable and innovative transactions include the merger of Summit Medical Group and CityMD, the partnership among UNM Medical Group, the UNM School of Medicine and Lovelace Health System, Athens Regional Medical Center affiliation with Piedmont Health, the academic affiliation between the University of Toledo and ProMedica and the purchase of the Rockwood Health System from Community Health System by MultiCare Health System.  Mr. Beith is a frequent speaker and author of articles on health care industry mergers and acquisitions and strategic capital insights published in leading health care finance journals.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Cain Brothers, Mr. Beith was with Unibank A/S, a predecessor bank to Nordea Bank, in New York, where he was responsible for healthcare lending. Prior to Unibank, he started his career with Arthur Andersen & Co., where his healthcare work included hospital audits, feasibility studies, and merger and acquisition advisory services.


Mr. Beith received an MBA in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and is an Honors College graduate of Michigan State University.  Mr. Beith holds a CPA license.