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Posts by Jack Powell

Jack Powell, Sr. VP ICR Westwicke

Jack Powell is a Senior Vice President who joined ICR Westwicke in early 2012. Jack focuses exclusively on the Medical Technology & Diagnostics sub-sectors, providing strategic advice and analysis for clients.

Medical Technology in 2024 – Thoughts and Predictions for the Year Ahead

Posted on January 22nd, 2024. Posted by

Medical technology instrument used in hospital

With the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference behind us, now is the ideal time to opine on what the future holds for the MedTech sub-sector in 2024.

See below for several thoughts and key takeaways on the general sentiment and outlook for MedTech this year. This is my personal view, which has been informed in part by a review of outlook-focused, long-form research from nearly two dozen MedTech sell-side analysts, discussions with many of the top institutional investors in healthcare, and (seemingly countless) meetings with investors, analysts, bankers and clients during the week of the J.P. Morgan Conference. Continue Reading

3 Tips for Optimizing Time Dedicated to Meeting with Investors

Posted on September 24th, 2019. Posted by

Optimizing Time Spent Meeting with Investors

Face-to-face meetings with key members of the institutional investor community can be critical to your company’s success in the public markets. However, it can often be challenging for companies to reach the right institutional accounts and appropriately balance these IR activities with the many other demands on management’s time.

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An Intro to ESG Research Providers and How to Respond to Their Requests

Posted on August 15th, 2018. Posted by

Westwicke - ESG research providers

For companies that want to remain attractive to the investment community, the rise of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing is an important trend to monitor. In 2018, Morningstar Research estimated that the total assets managed in portfolios that incorporate elements of ESG investing has grown by more than 600 percent over the last decade to $23 trillion worldwide.

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Non-GAAP Financial Measures Getting More SEC Scrutiny

Posted on July 20th, 2016. Posted by and

Non-GAAP Financial Measures


The Division of Corporation Finance (the Division) is a branch of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that supports the SEC’s mission to “protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.” Among its duties, the Division “provides interpretive assistance to companies with respect to SEC rules and forms and makes recommendations to the Commission regarding new rules and revisions to existing rules.” This duty is performed, in part, through the issuance of Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (or “C&DIs”) on a variety of subjects.

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