Dane Gilmour
Senior Vice President
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Mr. Gilmour is a Senior Vice President in Houlihan Lokey’s Consumer, Food & Retail Group. He has worked on a variety of engagements, including sellside and buyside merger and acquisition transactions, private placements, and senior debt financings. Recent transactions include the sale of AmeriQual Group to Celerant Capital; Natural Food Holdings to Perdue Farms; Kettle Cuisine to Kainos Capital; L&L Foods to Peacock Engineering Co.; Henry H. Ottens Manufacturing Co., Inc. to International Flavors & Flagrances Inc.; Thanasi Foods to Encore Consumer Capital; Le Groupe Multibar Inc. to Nellson Nutraceutical LLC; Flagstone Foods to TreeHouse Foods; Van’s Natural Foods to The Hillshire Brands Co.; and SensoryEffects to Balchem Corp. Mr. Gilmour is based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Prior to joining Houlihan Lokey, Mr. Gilmour was an Associate at Republic Partners, a middle-market investment bank. He began his career as an Analyst in BMO Capital Markets’ Chicago office.

Mr. Gilmour holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa.