Peter Lafer

Principal, New York
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Duke University
Stanford University

Peter Lafer joined the New York office of Essex Woodlands as a Vice President in August 2015.  His responsibilities include identifying and evaluating new investment opportunities and working closely with portfolio companies.

Prior to his role as Vice President, Peter worked as an Analyst for Essex Woodlands in the New York office between July 2011 and May 2013, during which time he worked on numerous growth equity deals, such as Velcera, Bioventus and Precision Dermatology.  Peter currently serves as an Observer on the Board for Venus Concept.

Before joining Essex Woodlands, Peter was an investment banking analyst in J.P. Morgan’s healthcare group.  His prior experience includes mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, and debt and equity financings.

Peter received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics from Duke University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University.