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.

What matters

"Exceeding expectations and delivering shareholder value is what it's all about."

Andrew Carolus, Managing Director

Mesirow Advises Barco Products on its Recapitalization and Partnership with Argosy Private Equity


Cyril Matter, Chief Executive Officer of Barco Products, said, “Barco Products has transformed outdoor spaces everywhere since 1985, and we are defined by both our expertise in outdoor products and our dedication to our customers, through solving their problems and going above and beyond to meet their needs. We are excited to work with a partner who shares our values, and Mesirow identified Argosy Private Equity as an ideal buyer who works closely with companies like ours. We look forward to the continued growth of Barco Products under Argosy’s ownership.”

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M&A advisory

In serving as a trusted advisor 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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Debt advisory
Growth equity
Private placements
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 consumer & retail and business services.

Senior leaders

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Brian D. Price

President and Chief Operating Officer, Investment Banking | Head of Advisory Services

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Jeffrey A. Golman

Vice Chairman | Investment Banking

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Andrew Carolus

Managing Director | Investment Banking

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Richard Weil

Managing Director | Investment Banking | Chicago