Dean's Advisory Council: Elizabeth A. Mily
Elizabeth Mily is Chief Operating Officer of the Global Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Barclays Capital. Ms. Mily also serves as a senior advisor to selected Healthcare clients.
Ms. Mily has 17 years experience in investment banking and M&A, predominantly in the healthcare sector. She has executed over $150 billion in completed advisory assignments during her career and has advised on more than $3.5bn in equity and equity-linked financings. Some of her most notable client advisory assignments include: the $87 billion merger of Glaxo Wellcome and Smithkline Beecham, the $37 billion merger of Astra A/S and Zeneca Plc, the proposed and subsequently withdrawn $22 billion acquisition of Guidant by Johnson & Johnson, the $17 billion acquisition of Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare Business by Johnson & Johnson, the $4 billion raid defense and sale of Ventana Medical to Roche Holdings, the $2 billion merger of Nycomed and Amersham, the $1.7bn defense and sale of Biosite to Inverness Medical, the $1.6 billion acquisition of Digene by QIAGEN, the $1.5 billion sale of Inveresk Research to Charles River Labs and the $1.1 billion merger of Allscripts and Misys healthcare. Ms. Mily also advised on equity/equity-linked transactions for Alcon Labs, Allscripts, Express Scripts, ICON Plc, Illumina, Inveresk Research, Lundbeck, Millipore and QIAGEN. Other advisory clients include: Abbott Labs, Alcon Labs, Baxter, Beckman Coulter, Becton Dickinson, CuraGen Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline, MDS, Novartis, Procter & Gamble, Quintiles and Techne Corporation.
Prior to joining Barclays Capital in 2010, Ms. Mily served as Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporation. Prior to that she spent 16 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where she was a Managing Director and senior coverage officer within the Healthcare Department of the Investment Banking Division. Ms. Mily began her professional career with Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt, Germany and subsequently worked in London (four years) and New York (ten years).
Ms. Mily was awarded a Master of Science in Foreign Service, summa cum laude, from Georgetown University. She was a Fulbright Scholar to the Universities of Cologne and Hamburg, Germany. Ms. Mily received a Bachelor of Arts in German Literature and European History, with honors, from The Ohio State University.