Reid S. Perper has served as a director of NxStage since 2005 and currently serves as a member of both our Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Since May 2011, Mr. Perper has been a Senior Advisor supporting European investments with Health Evolution Partners, a healthcare focused private equity firm. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Perper was a founder and partner of MCT Advisors LLP, a London-based financial advisory firm. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Perper was Managing Director of Healthcare Investment Partners LLC, a healthcare focused private equity firm. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Perper was co-Head of European Private Equity at Credit Suisse and Managing Director of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, both private equity firms. Mr. Perper joined the investment banking firm Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1988 and was a founding member of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, the firm’s private equity group.
Mr. Perper also served as an investment professional for the investment management firm Caxton Europe Asset Management Ltd. from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Perper brings over 25 years of experience in private equity, as well as strategic and capital market experience, particularly within medical devices, healthcare services, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, to our Board.