Mark Kwilosz is a managing director in the Chicago office and a member of the Transaction Opinions practice.
Mark has provided M&A advisory services, fairness opinions, solvency opinions and other corporate finance advisory services to clients involved in a variety of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, related-party transactions, recapitalizations, spin-offs, going-private transactions, rights offerings, share repurchases, and ESOP transactions. His advisory experience is primarily focused in the industrial sector with additional experience in the telecommunications, consumer products and financial services sectors.
Mark's clients span a broad range of corporations and private equity groups, including Tyco International, Cooper-Standard Automotive, Visteon, Lear Corporation, General Motors (VEBA), AT&T, Windstream, Verizon, Time Warner Cable, CDW Corporation, Sears Holdings, Fortune Brands, Masonite, Boise Cascade, Ingersoll-Rand, Citadel Investment Group, Cerberus and Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe.
Prior to joing Duff & Phelps, Mark was an engineering manager with Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), where he was responsible for managing the design and manufacture of components for the automotive industry. While at ITW, he was granted seven U.S. patents for his inventions.
Mark received his M.B.A. in finance, strategy and entrepreneurship from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and his B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois. He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) registered representative, holding the FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses, and a CFA Charterholder. Mark is also a member of the Business Valuation Association of Chicago and the CFA Society of Chicago.