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Jeff Ackerman

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)
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Jeff Ackerman

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

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Co-Founder at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Managing Director at Spotlight Advisors LLC

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Managing Director at Headwaters MB LLC (Private Equity)

Former Co-Head of Energy & CleanTech Group at Headwaters MB LLC
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Educational Background

 
Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.
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The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.
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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

Career History

Managing Director
Current
Headwaters MB specialized in making special situation investments. The firm focuses on deals that don’t fit \"in the box\" of traditional private equity. They focus on complex situations such as ownership conflict that necessitates outside capital, balance sheet issue that requires a rapid infusion of capital and operational performance issue. Headwaters MB invests in various forms that supports a clearly articulated operating plan or solves a messy financial conflict. They make investments in the range of $10 million to $30 million.
Partner
1998 - 2008
Managing Director
Prior
Founded in 2001 by Dave Maney and Phil Seefried, Headwaters MB LLC is an independent, middle-market investment/merchant banking and FINRA-registered broker/dealer headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The firm has practices in consumer products, energy, financial institutions, industrial technology, the life sciences, mining/minerals, supply chain/logistics, technology, telecommunications and waste management/recycling. Headwaters MB provides strategic merger and acquisition advisory and corporate finance services with specialty products in early-stage financing and bank debt formation
Managing Director
Prior
Breakaway Ventures focuses on investments in consumer facing businesses from start-up to scale.
Strategy Consultant
Prior
Accenture solves their clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. They partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, they deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.
Specialty Retail Field Research Analyst, Equity Research Department
Prior
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. engages in global investment banking, securities, and investment management, which provides a range of financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment focuses on the provision of financial advisory services public and private sector clients around the world. The Institutional Client Services segment facilitates clients regarding buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. The Investing & Lending segment includes the company's investing and relationship lending activities across various asset classes. The Investment Management segment deals with the provision of investment and wealth advisory services. The company was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
Professional
Prior
Procter & Gamble Co. engages in the provision of branded consumer packaged goods. It operates through the following segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric and Home Care, and Baby, Feminine and Family Care. The Beauty segment offers hair, skin, and personal care. The Grooming segment comprises of shave care like female and male blades and razors, pre and post shave products, and appliances. The Health Care segment includes oral care products like toothbrushes, toothpaste, and personal health care such as gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, and vitamins, minerals, and supplements. The Fabric and Home Care segment consist of fabric enhancers, laundry additives and detergents, and air, dish, and surface care. The Baby, Feminine and Family Care segment sells baby wipes, diapers, and pants, adult incontinence, feminine care, paper towels, tissues, and toilet paper. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

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GrubHub, Inc. purchases LAbite.com, Inc.
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Triloma Capital LLC, AUA Private Equity Partners LLC purchase Tijuana Flats Holdings LLC

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