Todd Rudsenske

Managing Director

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Cain Brothers Experience

Todd Rudsenske leads Cain Brothers’ Behavioral Health Advisory practice as well as the Firm’s Healthcare Financial Sponsors Coverage effort. Mr. Rudsenske joined Cain Brothers in 2003 and has 25 years’ experience advising private and public companies in a variety of merger and acquisition, capital raising, and strategic advisory transactions. Some of Mr. Rudsenske’s more recent notable transactions include acquisition of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders by Blackstone, the acquisition of Civitas Solutions by Centerbridge Partners, the sale of Trustpoint Hospital to Acadia, the sale of Invo Behavioral Health Services to Wicks, the sale of The Meadows to AlitaCare, a private debt placement for Center for Discovery, the sale of Foundations Recovery Network to N Pritzker Capital Management, and CRC Health Group’s acquisition of Habit Opco. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of behavioral health and private equity investment in the healthcare sector and has also authored or co-authored several articles on the business of healthcare, one of which was published by Health Affairs.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Cain Brothers, Mr. Rudsenske was at Merrill Lynch in that firm’s Palo Alto office specializing in equity private placements. Prior to that, Mr. Rudsenske was in Merrill Lynch’s New York office where he was focused on healthcare mergers & acquisitions for not-for-profit organizations. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mr. Rudsenske was in Ernst & Young’s Corporate Finance Group, focusing on executing strategic transactions for that firm’s healthcare clients. He began his career on the audit staff of Ernst & Young in Dallas.


Mr. Rudsenske earned a BBA in Finance and Accounting from Texas A&M University and earned his MBA from the Columbia Business School.