Mr. Kaczmarek is a Managing Director in Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail Group. His experience includes
sellside and buyside M&A transactions, fairness opinions, and solvency
analyses. Mr. Kaczmarek is based in the firm’s Chicago office.
recent transactions include the sale of Milk Specialties to American
Securities; the sale of The Original Cakerie, Ltd. to Gryphon Investors; the
sale of La Terra Fina USA, Inc. to HP Hood LLC; the sale of SkinnyPop Popcorn
LLC to TA Associates; the sale of Maxi Canada, Inc. to Altamont Capital
Partners; the sale of Niman Ranch to Perdue Farms; the sale of Medora Snacks,
LLC to Permira Funds; the sale of Van’s Natural Foods to The Hillshire Brands
Co.; the sale of Earthbound Farm to The WhiteWave Foods Co.; and the sale of
The YoCrunch Co. to Danone.
Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Kaczmarek worked at Barclays Capital in London, where he
advised a variety of corporations on M&A transactions, debt financings, and
graduated cum laude from Northwestern
University with a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, and he
earned his MBA in Finance with honors from the University of Chicago Graduate
School of Business.