Ila Afsharipour Biopic

Managing Director

Cain Brothers Experience

Ila Afsharipour is a Managing Director focused on healthcare public finance transactions for Cain Brothers and is the Head of Higher Education for KeyBanc Capital Markets. He also has broader responsibilities across the healthcare and affordable housing sectors. Ila has been involved in over $15 billion of tax-exempt and taxable financings, private placements, third-party tender option bond programs, structured trades, and interest rate derivatives. In his over 20 years’ experience, Ila has worked on a wide array of financings for hospitals, healthcare systems, public and private universities including academic medical centers, and affordable housing developers. Engagements include transactions for Barlow Respiratory Hospital, Casa Colina Hospital, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Rady Children's Hospital, Regents of the University of California, Scripps Health, University of New Mexico, and Washington University in St. Louis.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Cain Brothers, Ila was the Deputy Head of Public Finance for U.S. Bancorp’s Municipal Products Group and led the firm’s Higher Education and Healthcare Public Finance practice providing investment banking and capital markets advisory services nationally. Ila has also been a member of the Public Finance department at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the Debt Capital Markets department at Credit Suisse First Boston.


Ila earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

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