Health and Wellness


Peakstone’s Health & Wellness group is based in New York and focuses on “better for you” products and health-enhancing services spanning the spectrum from natural food & beverages to healthcare. The team is led by one industry veteran with significant domain expertise in his respective verticals. Anup Agarwal focuses on Healthcare (including medical devices, healthcare services and healthcare IT) (Bio below).

Anup Agarwal
Managing Director, Health & Wellness
Office: 212-353-3270
Cell: (917) 256-9880

Anup is a Managing Director at Peakstone, where he is responsible for transaction origination and execution as well as evaluation of principal investments, primarily in the Healthcare sector. Anup has completed over 30 transactions aggregating approximately $18 billion in transaction value for both US and emerging market clients.

Anup has advised both public and growth-oriented private companies on a number of strategic and financial transactions, including buy-side and sell-side M&A, capital raisings, leveraged buyouts, divestitures and recapitalizations. In addition to U.S. based companies and investors, Anup also has extensive relationships internationally specifically in Asia.

Previously, Anup worked in Lehman Brothers’ investment banking division. Anup also worked at Bear Stearns in New York in their investment banking division, as well as with the IL&FS Group in India. Anup received both a MS in Economics and BS in Engineering from BITS, Pilani, India and his MBA from the Darden School of Business at University of Virginia, where he was a Tayloe Murphy Scholar.

– Medical Devices
Healthcare Services
Healthcare IT
Nutraceuticals & Supplements
OTC Pharma

Preferred Vendors:

The Peakstone Health & Wellness group maintains a robust network of preferred vendors, many of whom we have longstanding relationships with, which we occasionally refer to companies. These are leading vendors in the natural products and other industries in areas such as sales & distribution, marketing, operations, professional services, and beyond.

Industry Advisors to the Health & Wellness Group:

Michael A Caso: Managing Partner, Omni Healthcare Communications, Healthcare
Shu de Jong:         Founder & CEO, Midnight Solutions, Restaurants/On-Premise Distribution
Mary Fisher:              President & CEO, Colorscience, Health and Beauty
Michael Schmitt:           VP Al-Deera Holdings USA/VP Legendary Brands Advisors, Restaurants & Cleantech
Eric Skae:                Managing Partner, The Bricktown Group, Natural Food and Beverages
Hal Woodyard:      Founder & Managing Partner, Vision Partners Services, Food Industry