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Venture Capital Veteran John Brooks Joins Life Science Investment Bank Johnston Blakely & Company
Date:5/4/2009

BOSTON, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnston Blakely & Company, LLC, a Boston-based life science investment bank, is pleased to announce that John L. Brooks, III has joined the firm as senior advisor. In this role, Mr. Brooks will participate with the firm on internal and client-related activities including private equity placements and merger & acquisition advisory services, with a particular focus on medical device transactions. "We are thrilled to welcome John Brooks to the Johnston Blakely family," remarked Johnston Blakely founder Benjamin Conway. "Not only does John bring to the firm and its clients a track record of success in both venture capital and the medical device industry, but his decision to join us is also a strong endorsement of Johnston Blakely and its capabilities."

John Brooks co-founded the venture capital firm Prism Venture Partners. During his ten-year tenure with Prism, the firm raised $1.25 billion across six venture funds. While with Prism, Mr. Brooks led the firm's healthcare investment activities including its role in the creation of companies such as Insulet Corporation. His previous experience also includes senior management positions at Pfizer, both with Pfizer/Valleylab as General Manager and with Pfizer/Strato. Mr. Brooks has held several vice president of finance and operations positions at successful venture-backed companies and spent over 10 years in public accounting and consulting focused on supporting venture backed entrepreneurs.

In addition to his current involvement on the boards of certain Prism portfolio companies, John Brooks is vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Joslin Diabetes Center where he is also chairman of the finance committee, a member of the steering committee of Mass Medic's MedTech Ignite (Inspiring Growth in New Innovative Technology Enterprises) program and is on the Draper BioAdvisory Board.

About Johnston Blakely & Company

Johnston Blakely & Company, LLC is a Boston-based investment bank offering private equity placement and merger & acquisition-related financial advisory services to companies in the life science sector. The firm incorporates the venture capital tradition of comprehensive company involvement into investment banking engagements to deliver superior results for its clients. More than investment banking...inVenture banking(TM).

Johnston Blakely is a registered broker/dealer and member of FINRA/SIPC.


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