Wyatt Ritchie is a Managing Director and the Head of Cain Brothers.  Wyatt assumed leadership in 2023 and is only the fourth leader of Cain Brothers since its founding in 1982.  Wyatt joined the firm in 2010 with over 20 years’ experience advising both public and private companies in a variety of merger and acquisition, capital raising, and strategic advisory transactions.  Prior to his current role, he focused on mergers & acquisitions and capital raising for clients in the physician practice management, multi-site healthcare services and post-acute care sectors.  He was also a member of the Firm’s Senior Management Team.  Select and recent transactions include TPG Growth’s joint venture partnership with Novant Health to expand MedQuest Associates, the sale of Cranial Technologies, Illinois Retina Associates’ affiliation with Retina Consultants of America, and the sale of Physicians Immediate Care to WellNow Urgent Care.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Cain Brothers, Wyatt was at Jefferies & Company, responsible for that firm’s healthcare services practice. Prior to joining Jefferies, Wyatt was at CIBC Oppenheimer for eight years where he was responsible for that firm’s West Coast healthcare services investment banking practice and at Bank of America, where he was responsible for Bank of America’s healthcare leverage finance business.


Wyatt earned BA in Economics from St. Olaf College and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

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