Leerink Transformation Partners (LTP), a Boston, MA-based investment firm focused on growth equity investments in the healthcare information technology and healthcare services sectors, hired Sasha Said as Vice President.
Ms. Said has joined Managing Partners Todd Cozzens and Jared Kesselheim, M.D. and Vice President, Vinay Shah, and will be working in the firm’s Boston office.
Ms. Said brings to LTP over 8 years of private equity, venture capital and digital health experience. Most recently, Said was an investor at Waypoint Capital, where she managed US/European diligence for over 700 deals. Ms. Said built the Investment Review Group at Waypoint, which functioned as the corporate venture capital/growth equity arm in addition to creating the foundation for the firm’s US/UK strategy for digital health investments.
She also contributed in the launch of a life science PE/VC fund, Gurnet Point Capital. Previously, Ms. Said was a Long/Short Equity Analyst at Water Asset Management, a firm focused on identifying investable trends in the global water sector.
Established in 2015 by Jared Kesselheim and Todd Cozzens, LTP is focused on growth equity investments in privately held innovative companies in the healthcare technology and healthcare services sectors.