John LeVert

John LeVert

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail

About Mr. LeVert

John LeVert is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2003. John covers branded food & beverage and pet products.

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO), in connection with the pending sale of its animal health division to PetIQ, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETQ) for $185 million.

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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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