Clarke B. Futch Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Clarke B. Futch is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCR.  Mr. Futch is responsible for all of HCR’s business activities, sets the strategic direction of the firm and remains actively involved in new opportunities. He is considered an early pioneer in the royalty space, having been named in 2010 one of the future leaders in biotech finance by BioWorld, a leading industry publication. Since 2001, he has led/co-led 60+ royalty-related acquisitions with an aggregate value of nearly $4 billion. Mr. Futch brings over 30 years of experience in biopharmaceutical/healthcare investing and financing, having raised over $8 billion in equity and debt principal capital across eleven vehicles and executed more than 165 transactions, including royalty, equity, debt and M&A financings. Before co-founding HCR, Mr. Futch served as a partner at Paul Capital Partners where he co-managed the firm’s royalty activities as a member of the royalty management committee. Previously, he served as a founding member of the healthcare group at Thomas Weisel Partners (now Stifel), and as a vice president at Raymond James. Mr. Futch holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.