FORT WORTH, Texas (April 1, 2020)—Health care mergers and acquisitions (M+A) advisory firm, VERTESS, announced today that Chris Nielsen, an experienced advisor and entrepreneur in the durable medical equipment (DME) and home health marketplace, has joined the company as a managing director. Chris started his career as a securities broker and investment advisor before focusing solely on sellside and buyside transactional work in the health care space. As managing partner of Four Capital, he helped numerous clients successfully maximize the value of their company over the past 20 years.

"I had worked with VERTESS on a previous transaction and knew they had a strong firm. I am excited by the opportunity to broaden my advisory and consulting services and draw upon the experience and depth of the entire team," Nielsen noted. "It was a natural fit for me as a healthcare business advisor. This is a great opportunity that will enhance my ability to better support our clients."

Brad Smith, VERTESS managing director/partner, said, "After talking with Chris about his background and goals, it was clear we shared a common desire to provide knowledgeable and ethical advice to our clients. Chris brings a wealth of experience that will allow us to expand our reach."

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