Jill Frew

Managing Director

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Cain Brothers Experience

Jill Frew is a senior banker focused on Healthcare Information Technology and Digital Health practices.  Ms. Frew joined Cain Brothers in 2006 and has over 20 years of experience advising both public and private companies in a variety of M&A, capital raising, and strategic advisory transactions.  Ms. Frew has executed transactions across several verticals over her career, including payer services, managed care, providers, and HCIT.  Notable transactions include the sale of Cytel to New Mountain, the acquisition of HealthHelp by WNS, the sale of Premier Healthcare Exchange and Pay-Plus Solutions to Parthenon Capital, the sale of Reed Group to Guardian Life Insurance, the sale of Bracket Global to Genstar, the sale of Shearwater Health to Cognizant, and the acquisition of InfoLogix by Stanley Black & Decker.   Ms. Frew is a member of the Firm’s President’s Advisory Council.

Prior Experience

Ms. Frew began her investment banking career at Wachovia Corporation as an Analyst in the M&A Group.  She then went on to work in the investment banking group of Wheat First Securities, where she focused on public offerings and M&A advisory work for clients, primarily in the healthcare industry.   Ms. Frew then spent three years as head of the Corporate Development group of PhyAmerica, where she led the M&A activity for this $1 billion healthcare services conglomerate that consummated approximately 100 acquisitions during Ms. Frew’s tenure.  In 1995, Ms. Frew co-founded Townsend Frew & Co., a healthcare-focused M&A boutique based in Charlotte that was later acquired by Edgeview Partners, an M&A-focused investment banking firm.


Ms. Frew earned a BS in Finance from Utah State University and an MBA from The College of William & Mary.