Investment Banking

We are committed to providing superior M&A advisory and financing services to the middle market. 

Food Institute Podcast featuring Paul Mariani

Listen to Managing Director Paul Mariani discuss the current M&A landscape within the Food, Beverage & Agribusiness industry as well as the industry impact of COVID‑19 with Chris Campbell on the latest episode of the Food Institute podcast.


Our Story

Mesirow Financial's Investment Banking team is comprised of dedicated and relationship-driven bankers focused on serving the middle market. We specialize in providing merger and acquisition advisory services, both domestically and abroad, across a wide range of industry sectors. We serve as a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, financial sponsors and large corporations by providing highly creative and sophisticated solutions that maximize corporate value and growth.

At Mesirow, our clients’ interests always come first. Our clients benefit from the global platform and resources of a large organization with the personalized service and attention of a boutique firm. We work closely with each and every client to successfully develop and execute a customized transaction process reflective of their key objectives. Our team is dedicated to delivering the best service, analysis and outcome, from engagement to closing.

Services We Offer

Comprehensive advisory and corporate finance services tailored to fit your unique needs.

Sectors We Cover

A sector-focused approach ensures customized solutions to address opportunities and challenges within your industry.

Recent Transactions

A proven track record is a testament to our success in getting the deal done.

Our Approach

Learn more about why Mesirow Financial Investment Banking is the right partner for you.

Partnering for Your Success

When you work with Mesirow Financial Investment Banking, you benefit from the expertise and resources of a large organization with the personalized service and attention of a boutique firm. Our professionals are committed to serving your needs and surpassing your expectations. By providing senior level attention on all client engagements, we ensure that every transaction is a priority, enabling us to best serve your financing and advisory needs. 
From navigating complex transaction processes to understanding key industry trends, we provide you with the best service and advice in this challenging marketplace.

News and Views

Press Releases

View press releases announcing our recently completed transactions and updates from our Investment Banking team.

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Media Placements

Access news and commentary on the current M&A landscape across various industries from our Investment Banking professionals.

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Meet Our Team

When you work with one of our Investment Banking professionals, you gain a trusted advisor and partner to help your company recognize and capitalize on opportunities for growth. Our experienced advisors possess the diverse skill set, proven judgment and commercial instincts to deliver the creative and sophisticated advice you need.

Remembering William Hornell

It is with sadness and a heavy heart that we report the passing of Bill Hornell. Bill was many things, not least of which being a beloved managing director in Mesirow Financial’s Investment Banking group – smart, competitive, honest, and loyal, he was an innately intuitive man, both personally and professionally.

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Mesirow Financial Advises Chelsea Lighting NYC, LLC on its Sale to Kinzie Capital Partners

Mesirow Financial acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Chelsea Lighting NYC, LLC, headquartered in New York, NY, on its sale to private equity firm Kinzie Capital Partners.

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Recent Market Insights

Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook

Perspectives on the latest trends and activities affecting the aerospace and defense M&A landscape.

2019: Year-End Review

CMIB Market Update

This periodic newsletter is designed to provide you with relevant market analysis and commentary from our experienced professionals.

January 2020 Issue

Food, Beverage and Agribusiness

Perspectives on the latest trends and activities affecting the food, beverage and agribusiness M&A landscape.

2019: Year-End Review

Packaging Perspectives Newsletter

News, commentary and analysis on the most recent trends and issues in the packaging M&A marketplace.

2019: Year-End Review

Contact Us

We would be happy to have a confidential discussion regarding your goals. Contact us at 1.800.453.0600 or send us a message.

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