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Ben Bates




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Ben Bates is a Director at Bailey Southwell. Mr. Bates has more than 11 years of middle-market investment banking experience.

We offer a powerful blend of industry and transaction expertise, delivering our clients exceptional outcomes.


Since joining the firm in 2006, Mr. Bates has worked with private and public clients to smoothly guide numerous complex transactions across a range of industries to successful completion.

Prior to joining Bailey Southwell, Ben was a Financial Analyst at Pharos Capital Group, a healthcare private equity group focused on companies that improve patient outcomes and lower the total cost of care. He graduated with a BBA in Business and Finance from Belmont University.

Ben, a native Nashvillian, enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He lives in Nashville with his wife.


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