Paul Takats is a Partner on the Trading group at Deerfield and joined the Firm in 2010. Mr. Takats began his trading career at Goldman Sachs, later becoming co-head of biotech trading and serving in his last year at the firm as a healthcare specialty sales trader. He then joined Bear Stearns as a healthcare specialty sales trader and later made a subsequent move to head the healthcare trading desk at Bank of America Securities. Mr. Takats also spent one year at RBC Capital Markets as a Healthcare Sector Desk Strategist. He graduated from SUNY at Stony Brook with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in International Economics and from the Stern School of Business at NYU with a major in Finance and a minor in International Finance.