Financial Sponsor Coverage

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our sector expertise and industry relationships to help financial sponsors grow their portfolio companies and maximize their value. 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 a broad range of industry sectors.

Mesirow advises LumiSource on its partnership with CID Capital

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LumiSource is a leading provider of home décor and furnishings sold predominantly through online retailers. “Mesirow’s deep expertise within the consumer products and services, supply chain and technology sectors and deep relationships in the private equity community were crucial to finding the ideal partner to carry on and invest in the Company’s 25-year legacy,” said Steve Lee, Co-Owner of LumiSource.

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Mergers & acquisitions

Sell-side advisory
Corporate divestitures
Buy-side advisory

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Capital advisory

Debt advisory
Growth equity
Private placements
Restructurings and recapitalizations

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Board advisory

Special committee
Fairness opinions
Solvency opinions
Management buyouts

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"We partner closely with financial sponsors, implementing creative, customized solutions to grow their companies and maximize their investment."

Doug Brookman, Managing Director, Investment Banking


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.


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Senior deal team

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Doug Brookman

Managing Director | Investment Banking

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Christopher Yike

Director | Investment Banking

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Alison Montgomery

Vice President | Investment Banking



Deals illustrated herein represent a broad cross section of transactions that we have closed across our business.