Edward S. Fishman

Senior Advisor

(212) 981-6949

Cain Brothers Experience

Ed Fishman co-leads the Firm’s Managed Care Advisory practice. Mr. Fishman joined Cain Brothers in 1996 and has over 30 years’ experience advising both public and private companies in a variety of merger and acquisition, strategic advisory, and valuation transactions throughout the country. He has worked with close to half of the Blue Cross Blue Shield licensees, and numerous Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial plans. Mr. Fishman’s notable transactions include buy-side and sell side engagements for Blue Cross plans including HCSC, BCBSMA, Independence Blue Cross, Capital Blue Cross, BCBSNC, Florida Blue, BCBSAL, BCBSND, and Blue Cross of Idaho, numerous Medicaid managed care plans (including sale of MDwise to McLaren Health, sale of Emblem Health MLTC membership to GuildNet, sale of Network Health to Tufts Health Plan, sale of Health Plus to Amerigroup, and sale of Hudson Health Plan to MVP Health Care), acquisition of Healthspan by Medical Mutual of Ohio, the sale of John Deere Health to United HealthCare, the acquisition of Windsor Health Plans by Munich RE He has also worked with hospital and long-term care clients on both managed care and provider engagements, including the University of Michigan, Cambridge Health Alliance, University of Toledo, VNSNY and Isabella Geriatric Center.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Cain Brothers, Mr. Fishman worked at Chemical Securities, where he directed the public finance healthcare investment banking activity and served as financial advisor to the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.


Mr. Fishman is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Oberlin College. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.