Deep Sector Expertise

Our group has deep experience and relationships in the consumer retail, and food and agriculture sectors. We have advised on industry-defining transactions, playing key advisory roles in some of the most important, complex and recognizable transactions.


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David J. Solomon

CEO of Lazard Middle Market

+1 312 928 7077


Consumer Retail
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David G. Iverson

Managing Director, Food & Agriculture Group Head

+1 612 371 6503


Food & Agriculture
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Eric J. Roth

Managing Director, Consumer Retail Group Head

+1 212 418 3225

New York

Consumer Retail
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R. Sean Daugherty

Managing Director

+1 312 928 7072


Consumer Retail
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Nathan Pund

Managing Director

+1 704 719 5843


Consumer Retail

Areas of Expertise

Consumer Retail

Active outdoor recreational and leisure products
Apparel, footwear and accessories
Automotive aftermarket products
Beauty and wellness
Craft beer and spirits
Direct selling
Home wares and improvement
Juvenile products
Luxury and lifestyle brands
Pet products and services
Specialty multi-unit retail
Tactical products

Food & Agriculture

Branded - frozen, shelf-stable, refrigerated
Private label

Recent Events

Who will come out on top? PE Firms or Strategics

David Iverson discusses the current M&A landscape for
middle market food companies.

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Recent Transactions

14 Feb 2017

Sale by Dover Corporation of Performance Motorsports to Kinderhook

13 Jan 2017

Sale of Kwik Tek to Falconhead Capital

12 Jan 2017

Acquisition by Madison Industries of Task Force Tips

30 Dec 2016

Sale of National Pen to Cimpress

07 Oct 2016

Sale of Del Real to Palladium Equity Partners

03 Oct 2016

Sale of National Pasteurized Eggs to Post Holdings