Jim Bertram

James Bertram

Managing Director, Head of Consumer & Retail
+1 312 364 5426
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Education University of Illinois, B.S.
Joined William Blair & Company 2006
Other Experience Banc of America Securities
Deutsche Banc Alex Brown
George K. Baum & Company
Salomon Brothers
Board Membership Boys & Girls Club of Lake County
DePaul University - Financial Advisory Board
Notable Transactions
  • Primo Water - follow on offering, lead left bookrunner
  • Hortex - sale to Mid Europa Partners
  • Ferrara Candy Company - sale to Ferrero
  • Atlantic Aqua Farms - sale to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Lyons-Magnus - sale to Paine Schwartz Partners
  • PDC Brands - sale to CVC Capital Partners
  • frostkrone - sale to EMRAM Capital Partners
  • Harvest Partners - recapitalization and minority investment in Roland Foods
  • Petsense - sale to Tractor Supply Company
  • InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc - sale to Lonza Group AG