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H2C Securities Inc. Welcomes New Managing Director Emily Abrantes

November 2021

Emily Abrantes Headshot

NEW YORK - H2C Securities Inc. (“H2C”), a healthcare-focused strategic advisory and investment banking firm, is pleased to announce the expansion of its capital markets team with the addition of Emily Abrantes as a Managing Director.

Ms. Abrantes has more than two decades of experience serving a broad range of public and private institutions in healthcare and higher education. She has provided advisory services to a broad range of prestigious institutions, including the University of Virginia, Clemson University, University of Iowa, Wake Forest University, and the University of Miami.

In her work with H2C, Ms. Abrantes will advise healthcare and higher education clients, including academic medical centers, on capital strategy matters, including capital structure evaluation, risk analysis, rating agency strategy, and transaction execution. In addition, Ms. Abrantes will assist clients in the development of capital policies to guide organizations’ long-term debt strategy, which includes debt capacity analysis, liquidity optimization, and risk assessment.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Emily as a managing director in H2C’s New York office,” says Victoria Poindexter, Managing Director, H2C. “Emily’s deep expertise in financial advisory services for healthcare organizations and higher education institutions will be invaluable. We look forward to the immediate impact she will make for organizations across the industry in developing strategic capital plans and finance plans for a transformative environment.”


Prior to joining H2C, Ms. Abrantes served as a managing director for Prager & Company, a firm that specializes in financial advisory services for higher education institutions. She also formerly served as a director at PFM in the firm's higher education and healthcare groups, serving institutions primarily in the Southeast.

“I’m excited to join the outstanding capital markets team of H2C,” Ms. Abrantes says. “There is no better time to be a strategic financial advisor for healthcare organizations and affiliated organizations, given the level of change the industry has experienced in recent years. I look forward to advising clients on ways to strengthen their financial position for long-term success.”

Ms. Abrantes received her undergraduate degree in economics and political science from Furman University. She is a registered municipal advisor. She may be reached at

About H2C Securities Inc. 

H2C is a strategic advisory and investment banking firm committed to providing superior advice to healthcare organizations and related companies throughout the United States. H2C’s professionals have a long track record of success in healthcare mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, real estate, and restructuring transactions, acting as lead advisors on hundreds of transactions representing billions of dollars in value.

Securities and services offered through H2C Securities Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker-dealer and an indirect subsidiary of Fifth Third Bank, National Association. All rights reserved. Securities and services offered through H2C Securities Inc.: Are Not FDIC Insured; Offer No Bank Guarantee; May Lose Value; Are Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency; Are Not a Deposit. 

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