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Richard WeilRichard Weil
Managing Director
Mesirow Investment Banking

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 represents family-owned companies, publicly-traded corporations and private equity firms alike on recent transactions including:

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