Rūta J. Laukien
C.W. Downer
Founder & President at Liquid Art House, Director

Expertise Areas: Investment banking, M&A, debt capital markets and equity capital raises, current focus on healthcare industry, including biotechnology and life sciences.

Rūta Jurevičiūtė Laukien has more than 12 years of investment-banking experience, including a strong background in M&A, debt capital markets and equity capital raises. She spent seven years as a Vice President at Bear Stearns, where she was part of the M&A, healthcare and financial sponsors groups and had primary coverage responsibility for 13 private equity and hedge funds. Currently Mrs. Laukien is a Director at C.W. Downer, an international middle-market investment bank, where she focuses on the healthcare industry, including biotechnology and life sciences and cross-border transactions.

Mrs. Laukien holds BA degrees in Economics and Psychology from the University of North Florida, an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business as well as a JD and Masters in International Law from Duke University Law School. She is admitted to practice law in New York State.