Larry N. Feinberg
...Larry N. Feinberg has served as our Chairman of the Board since September 2005.Mr. Feinberg is the founder of Oracle Partners, L.P., a healthcare-focused hedge fund, and has served as its Managing General Partner since its inception in July 1993.Mr. Feinberg serves as the President of Oracle Investment Management, Inc., an investment adviser to Oracle Partners, L.P. and several other hedge funds, offshore funds and managed accounts.Mr. Feinberg is the Managing Member of Oracle Strategic Capital, LLC, the general partner of Oracle Strategic Partners, L.P., the private equity affiliate of Oracle Investment Management, Inc.Mr. Feinberg has served on the board of directors of several portfolio companies, and is currently a director of Unicorn Financial Services, Inc., a nationwide provider of medical financing services, and Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Inc., a nationwide pharmacy operator combining prescription drug and over-the-counter products with natural, complementary and personal body care products.From January 1988 to March 1993, Mr. Feinberg was a portfolio manager and merchant banker for Odyssey Partners L.P., a private investment firm specializing in private corporate transactions, where he was responsible for directing Odyssey Partners L.P.'s private and public healthcare investing activities.From 1986 to 1987, Mr. Feinberg served as First Vice President of The Healthcare Group at Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc.Mr. Feinberg began his Wall Street career as a healthcare research analyst at Dean Witter Reynolds Inc. in 1980 and was promoted to First Vice President in 1982.
In 1982, Mr. Feinberg
was elected for the first of seven consecutive years to the Institutional Investor All-American
Research Team.Mr. Feinberg received a masters degree in business administration from New York University in 1980 and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Vermont in 1978.
and Johnson, will expire at our first annual meeting of stockholders.
...Mr. Feinberg, our Chairman, will benefit from this transaction as a result of his interest in Oracle Investment Management, Inc.However
, this arrangement is solely for our benefit and is not intended to provide Mr. Feinberg
with compensation in lieu of a salary.
and Liffmann have pre-existing fiduciary and contractual obligations that arise as a result of their involvement with Oracle Investment Management, Inc.
and its affiliates.
and Liffmann might include, but are not limited to, their obligations to present business opportunities in the healthcare industry and other appropriate opportunities to Oracle Investment Management, Inc.
or any companies in which they serve as members of the board of directors.
and Liffmann each loaned $50,000 to us for the payment of offering expenses.
...connection with a business combination, other than the payment of $7,500 per month to Oracle Investment Management, Inc., an affiliated third party of which Mr. Feinberg (our Chairman) is the President and sole stockholder, for general and administrative services rendered to us prior to or in connection with the business combination.