Global Pouch Forum 2023

Silver pouches

June 6-8

Rosemont, IL  

Hear Mesirow Investment Banking's Rick Weil discuss the flexible packaging market at Global Pouch Forum 2023. Rick will cover the key M&A trends, opportunities and challenges facing the North American flexible packaging industry, how the private equity community has invested heavily in these sectors and an outlook for 2023 and beyond. 

Rick Weil

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Rick Weil is a Managing Director in Mesirow Investment Banking. He is responsible for developing key relationships, leading deal teams throughout the transaction process and providing advisory services on middle-market M&A assignments within the paper, plastics and packaging sectors.

Rick has more than 20 years of investment banking experience. Prior to joining Mesirow in 2000, he was a Manager in the Ernst & Young Transaction Services Group in Chicago and worked in many roles of increasing responsibility at FERS, a boutique CPA firm headquartered in Chicago.

Rick has been involved in more than 125 M&A transactions in the rigid plastic packaging, folding cartons, corrugated packaging, flexible packaging, labels, and related sectors. He is a frequent speaker and presenter at many industry conferences sponsored by Plastics News, Packaging Strategies, AIM and others.

Rick earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 79 licenses.


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