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Nathan Bays

Cain Brothers
Managing Director, Health Systems M&A Group

Nathan Bays is a Managing Director in the Health Systems M&A Group at Cain Brothers, advising health system, hospital, and physician clients on transactions, partnerships, and affiliations. He also works with growth-stage health care information technology and services companies, providing strategic counsel and advising on transformative opportunities.  

Before joining Cain Brothers, Nathan served as General Counsel and leader of the health policy and strategic advisory practices at The Health Management Academy, an organization that works exclusively with Leading Health System executives and health care services, IT, device, and pharmaceutical companies. Prior to joining The Health Management Academy, he served as legal counsel to hospitals, health systems, and corporate clients on transactional and regulatory matters.

Nathan is a frequent author and speaker to health systems, hospitals, and the health care investment community on federal health policy, M&A and strategic partnerships, and industry trends. He continues to serve as a senior policy advisor to The Health Management Academy.

Nathan received a juris doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in finance from East Tennessee State University.

Cain Brothers is an investment bank that focuses exclusively on health care, with offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. The firm represents clients in the health system, hospital, physician group, information technology, services, medical device, and pharmaceutical sectors on mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, strategic advisory, and capital raising.