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Dr. Peter F. Drake

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Managing General Partner

Local Address: Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
Mayflower Partners LLC
2070 Valparaiso Avenue
Menlo Park, California 94025
United States

Company Description: Mayflower Partners LLC is an infrastructure finance advisory firm, specializing in emerging markets. The principals of Mayflower have provided expert financial...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D. , Biochemistry and Neurobiology
    Bryn Mawr College
  • B.A. degree , Biology
    Bowdoin College
  • Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D. , neurosciences plus
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Web References
Sequoia Sciences
www.sequoiasciences.com, 13 Aug 2014 [cached]
Peter F. Drake, Ph.D. Sequoia Sciences
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Peter Drake,Board Member
Peter F. Drake, Ph.D., is currently the Managing General Partner of Mayflower Partners, a healthcare investment fund. From 1999 to 2002, he served as a Managing Director in the Equity Research Department of Prudential Securities, Inc., after Prudential acquired Vector Securities International, an investment banking firm co-founded by Dr. Drake in 1988. Vector specialized in raising capital for emerging healthcare companies and acted as an advisor in merger and alliance transactions in the healthcare arena. In total, Vector raised over $7B in equity transactions for healthcare companies and was involved in merger and acquisition transactions exceeding $1.5B.
Dr. Drake also co-founded Deerfield Management, a $2B healthcare hedge fund and he co-founded Vector Fund Management, a $230M healthcare venture capital fund. Dr. Drake joined the investment banking firm of Kidder, Peabody & Co., as biotechnology analyst in 1983, becoming a partner in 1986. Dr. Drake received a B.A. degree in Biology from Bowdoin College and attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College, he spent three years as a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Developmental Biology and Anatomy at Case Western Reserve University.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Trustmark Insurance Co., a healthcare insurance provider, The Alliance for Aging Research, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and accelerating medical discoveries to improve the experence of aging and health, TLContact, a private medical information services company, Ocularis Pharma, a private specialty pharmaceutical company servicing the ophthalmic market, Cortex Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded neuroscience company developing memory enhancing drugs, and PenWest Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded company commercializing drug delivery technologies.
Previously, Dr. Drake sat on the Board of Directors at Lake Forest Hospital, Bowdoin College and Blair Academy.
Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. - Board Committees
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Peter F. Drake, Ph.D. Founder and General Partner Longevity Growth Partners
Peter F. Drake, Ph.D., has served as a director of Navidea since April 2011. He is the founder and general partner of Longevity Growth Partners, a private equity firm focusing on the nutraceutical industry. Dr. Drake began his career as a biotechnology analyst at Kidder, Peabody and Co. where he was a partner and head of the Healthcare Research Group. In 1988, Dr. Drake co-founded Vector Securities International, an investment banking firm specializing in the life sciences industry, ... 
Peter F. Drake, Ph.D. has ...
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Peter F. Drake, Ph.D. has served as a director of Navidea since April 2011. Dr. Drake began his career as a biotechnology analyst at Kidder, Peabody and Co. where he was a partner and head of the Healthcare Research Group. In 1988, Dr. Drake co-founded Vector Securities International, an investment banking firm specializing in the life sciences industry, where he was Executive Vice President and Director of Research. In 1993, Dr. Drake co-founded Vector Fund Management, a life sciences venture fund, and Deerfield Management, a healthcare hedge fund. In 1999, Vector Securities International was purchased by Prudential Securities, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Research. Dr. Drake is a Board member of Trustmark Insurance, a mutual insurance company; Enzymedica, Inc., a private nutraceutical company; and Sequoia Sciences, Inc., a private biotechnology company and The San Diego Museum of Art. Dr. Drake received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College, and his Ph.D. in neurobiology and biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College.
MetaMorphix Inc. [Investors] - Biography
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Peter  Drake, Ph.D.MetaMorphix Inc. [Investors] - Biography
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Peter Drake, Ph.D. Director
Peter Drake, Ph.D. has served as a director since October 2005.Dr. Drake has served as the Managing General Partner of Mayflower Partners, a healthcare investment fund since June 2002, and Vice President of Vector Securities International, Inc. since January 1997.
Peter Drake Navidea Board of Directors
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Peter F. Drake, Ph.D.
Founder and General Partner Longevity Growth Partners
Peter F. Drake, Ph.D., has served as a director of Navidea since April 2011. He is the founder and general partner of Longevity Growth Partners, a private equity firm focusing on the nutraceutical industry. Dr. Drake began his career as a biotechnology analyst at Kidder, Peabody and Co. where he was a partner and head of the Healthcare Research Group. In 1988, Dr. Drake co-founded Vector Securities International, an investment banking firm specializing in the life sciences industry, where he was Executive Vice President and Director of Research. In 1993, Dr. Drake co-founded Vector Fund Management, a life sciences venture fund, and Deerfield Management, a healthcare hedge fund. In 1999, Vector Securities International was purchased by Prudential Securities, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Research. Dr. Drake has served on the board of directors of Penwest Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company, which was purchased in 2010. He currently is a board member of Trustmark Insurance, a mutual insurance company; of Rodman and Renshaw, a publicly traded investment banking firm; and Cortex Pharmaceuticals, a public neuroscience company. Dr. Drake received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College, and his Ph.D. in neurobiology and biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College.
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