Gregory Nersessian, CFA
New York, NY
A former Wall Street equity analyst, Greg Nersessian leverages his training and experience in the financial services industry to lead HMA engagements with investment firms.
Greg manages all regulatory and reimbursement due diligence projects on behalf of HMA’s private equity clients. In this capacity, Greg has supported investment clients in over 250 transactions including Centerbridge Partners’ acquisition of Civitas, the largest provider of home and community-based services to individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and Abry Partners’ investment in Centauri Health Solutions, a provider of healthcare technology solutions to government payers and providers. Greg also leads HMA’s due diligence support for private equity portfolio companies and other corporate clients including Blue Sprig Pediatrics’ acquisition of Florida Autism Centers, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s acquisition of Steward Health Choice of Arizona.
In addition to his work with investment clients, Greg brings to bear his experience as a sell-side managed care analyst to support the firm’s payer clients across a variety of dimensions including strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions support. He also brings his research background to bear in publishing the HMA Weekly Roundup, a weekly newsletter that tracks key developments and emerging trends in state-sponsored health care programs.
Greg joined HMA after serving as a senior analyst in the equity research department at Credit Suisse where he was responsible for coverage of the managed care sector. In this capacity, he provided fundamental financial analysis on publicly traded managed care companies on behalf of the firm’s institutional investor clients. Greg was considered a thought leader among his peers, particularly in his research and analysis of the Medicaid managed care sector. Prior to Credit Suisse, Greg worked at Lehman Brothers with primary coverage responsibilities for the Medicaid managed care and disease management industries.
Greg earned his Master of Business Administration from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. Greg has been a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder since 2005.