Brian Oleniczak

Brian Oleniczak

Director, Consumer & Retail

About Mr. Oleniczak

Brian Oleniczak is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 2012. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Mesirow Financial.

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Cardenas Markets, Inc. with its sale to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. In connection with this transaction, KKR and Victory Park Capital are purchasing Mi Pueblo Food Centers. Transaction terms were not disclosed. The transaction closed on November 29, 2016.

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Cornfields Inc. in connection with its sale to Eagle Family Foods Group, a portfolio company of Kelso & Company.

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Mallet & Company, a portfolio company of ICV Partners, in connection with its sale to Vantage Specialty Chemicals, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company.

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Consumer & Retail

Amid rapidly evolving consumer preferences and the proliferation of new brands and channels, our experience and relationships throughout the consumer and retail industry have allowed us to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients. Corporate boards, management teams, and business owners turn to us for execution excellence, sector expertise, deep relationships with strategic, financial, and family buyers, and creative public and private capital market solutions.

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