– Firm hires Eugene Weissberger as Managing Director, responsible for launching debt advisory practice in Mesirow Investment Banking
– Role builds upon Mesirow Investment Banking’s concerted efforts within the financial sponsor community
Mesirow, an independent, employee-owned financial services firm, announced that Eugene Weissberger has joined Mesirow Investment Banking as a Managing Director. Leveraging his long-standing relationships and 15 years of experience in the credit markets, Eugene will focus on developing the team’s debt advisory practice.
Eugene joins Mesirow after serving as a senior member of RW Baird’s Debt Advisory team, where he advised and executed on all aspects of senior and junior debt capital raises for mergers, acquisitions, LBOs, refinancings, and general corporate purposes across various industry sectors. Throughout the course of his career, Eugene has agented more than 50 transactions for over $30 billion in proceeds.
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Brian Price, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mesirow Investment Banking, commented, “Eugene serves as an important addition to our team as we continue to strengthen our presence as a trusted partner to financial sponsors. His impressive experience as a leveraged finance professional will enable us to foster new relationships and augment our comprehensive services as distinguished middle-market advisors.”
“I am pleased to join Mesirow Investment Banking and to contribute to its continued growth,” said Eugene Weissberger, Managing Director, Mesirow Investment Banking. “The team has a long history of superior client service and deal execution, and I look forward to taking part in this reputation.”
Eugene graduated summa cum laude from the Honors College at Penn State University. While at Penn State, he served as a co-founding member of the Nittany Lion Fund, a $5 million student-run mutual fund, and remains active in advising and mentoring students. Eugene is a CFA Charterholder and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.