Sector Expert: Ed Arce
Ed Arce is a managing director in equity research and a senior analyst covering companies in the biopharmaceuticals and specialty pharmaceuticals sectors for H.C. Wainwright & Co. Previously, Arce was a senior research analyst with ROTH Capital Partners. Prior to ROTH, he covered biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical and select medical device companies as an analyst at MLV & Co. Prior to MLV, Arce covered the biotechnology sector at Wedbush Securities, and large-cap pharmaceuticals at UBS Securities. Arce started his equity research career in 2005 as a research associate at First Albany Capital, covering specialty and generic pharmaceutical companies. He holds a master of science degree in finance (MSF) degree from Boston College, as well as a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, both from Florida International University. Mr. Arce is a board-licensed professional engineer, and a Level III CFA candidate.
Continuing stock market volatility is causing some investors to rethink their biotech investments. For generalists, in particular, choosing a winning company is almost a roll of the dice. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, Ed Arce, a managing director with H.C. Wainwright & Co., shares insights investors can use to avoid mistakes when evaluating up-and-coming companies, and identifies some likely winners for 2016.
Biotech stocks move on material news, which means clinical data, regulatory progress, new partnerships and big contracts with new customers. Analyst Ed Arce of MLV & Co. holds to these principles as he shares compelling biotech names in this exclusive interview with The Life Sciences Report.
"Cost analysis on ACRX's Zalviso bolsters a price well above consensus."
Ed Arce, ROTH Capital Partners