Investment Banking

We deliver middle market expertise to entrepreneurs, financial sponsors and large corporations, customizing advice and programs to help clients maximize corporate growth and value potential over time.

Mesirow advises Filmquest on its sale to Duraco

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Headquartered in Bolingbrook, IL, Filmquest is a leading merchant converter and distributor of PET and specialty films. John Felinski, CEO of Filmquest, said, “Through their strong reputation and expertise within the flexible packaging industry, Mesirow found the ideal partner to facilitate the Company’s continued growth. The team provided exceptional guidance throughout the process resulting in this exciting opportunity to expand and better serve our valued customer base.”

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to the middle market, our dedicated, relationship-driven bankers provide merger and acquisition advisory services, domestically and abroad, across industry sectors. We advise entrepreneurs, financial sponsors and large corporations, providing creative and sophisticated solutions to maximize corporate value and growth.

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Mergers & acquisitions

Sell-side advisory
Corporate divestitures
Buy-side advisory

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Growth equity
Private placements
Debt advisory
Restructurings and recapitalizations

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Special committee
Fairness opinions
Solvency opinions
Management buyouts


A sector-focused approach ensures customized solutions to address opportunities and challenges within your industry. Our expertise spans nine sectors, including those featured below as well as Healthcare, Consumer & Retail and Business Services.

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Brian D. Price

President and Chief Operating Officer | Investment Banking


Jeffrey A. Golman

Vice Chairman | Investment Banking


Andrew Carolus

Managing Director | Investment Banking


Louis Mitchell

Managing Director | Investment Banking | Chicago