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
  • Petsense - sale to Tractor Supply Company
  • InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc - sale to Lonza Group AG
  • Cornfields, Inc. - sale to Eagle Family Food Group
  • Mallet & Company - sale to Vantage Specialty Chemicals
  • Preferred Meal Systems, Inc. - sale to Elior Group
  • Nutrition Physiology Company - sale to Chr. Hansen Holding A/S
  • Boulder Brands, Inc. - sale to Pinnacle Foods Group, Inc.
  • Eagle Family Foods (a subsidiary of The J.M. Smucker Company) - sale to Kelso & Company
  • Stumptown Coffee Corp. - sale to Peet’s Coffee & Tea
  • Sunrise Growers - sale to SunOpta Inc.