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CHICAGO AND MILWAUKEE, July 8, 2019 – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Cleary Gull Inc. READ MORE

Unwavering determination to produce great client outcomes.

Decades of success closing hundreds of deals.

A national, middle-market firm with global reach.

About Cleary Gull

At Cleary Gull, our reputation is based on the experience, skill, and integrity that we bring to each transaction. Our seasoned bankers are relentless in their commitment to produce great outcomes for each client.

We have successfully completed approximately 200 middle-market transactions and delivered more than $8 billion in transaction value. Our team brings expertise and relationships that extend across industries and borders.

Our Services

We customize our approach to each assignment, leveraging our industry knowledge and capital market expertise. Applying highly refined transaction processes to develop market-based alternatives designed to provide great results for our clients, we uncover every alternative. Whether delivering value, finding the “right” partner, negotiating attractive contract terms, or raising equity or debt within a capital structure, we lead our clients down the path to great long-term outcomes.


We have assisted owners across a broad range of industries, including manufacturers of highly-engineered products, metal and material forming businesses, and packaging and paper products.


We have deep experience with branded consumer product companies in these sectors: outdoor, household, food and beverage, healthy lifestyle, pet, and more.

Business & Industrial Services

We have closed numerous deals for technology-enabled outsourced business service companies, distributors, and transportation and logistics providers.

Software & Technology

We have successfully completed transactions for software, e-commerce, and technology-related companies, providing the expertise to attract the right buyers.

Recent Successes

Our reputation of being honest, hardworking, and ethical has enabled us to achieve high prices and produce great outcomes for the following transactions: