James E. Cain


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Cain Brothers Experience

Jim Cain co-founded the Firm with his brother Dan Cain in 1982 and served as CEO through 2009.  As an investment banker with over 40 years’ experience, he has advised clients in all types of capital financings, mergers & acquisitions, and strategic growth initiatives.  Mr. Cain’s recent transactions include multiple financings for Sanford Health, which operates in the Dakotas, western Minnesota, and Iowa; and Riverside Health System, which is based in Newport News, Virginia. Mr. Cain is also active in the merger and acquisition arena serving as advisor to hospitals exploring and executing strategic transactions.

Mr. Cain is a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors, Executive and Credit Committees.

Prior Experience

Mr. Cain began his investment banking career in the mid-1970s at Blyth Eastman Dillon and later worked at Salomon Brothers before forming Cain Brothers.


Mr. Cain is a graduate of Harvard College.