Tom Lesch

Tom leads Livingstone’s Debt Advisory practice, which provides both companies and financial sponsors with access to a broad range of fixed income products, such as secured and unsecured commercial bank loans, mezzanine and other junior debt, and preferred and other structured equity securities.   He has over 15 years of commercial finance experience.

Prior to Livingstone, Tom was in commercial banking with both BMO Harris Bank and Bank of America/LaSalle Bank. Tom began his career in commercial finance with GE Capital.

Education:

  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • BA, Denison University
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News

Tom Lesch | Apr 2016

Livingstone Continues to Grow Its Chicago and Debt Advisory Teams

Mark Birkett adds to the firm’s rapidly expanding global practice Livingstone is pleased to announce the addition of Chicago-based Managing Director Mark Birkett. He joins the firm from William Blair, where he was a Director in their Capital Advisory Group. Birkett brings over a decade of debt advisory and middle...
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Publications

David Sulaski | Jan 2016

The TTM – Q4 2015

2015 year in review, 2016 outlook Strong finish, strong year for M&A. 2015 marked another strong year for middle market M&A. While deal volumes and average transaction size overall were down slightly from 2014, the market remained very active compared to historical levels. So, what’s around the corner in...
Publications
Healthcare
Debt Advisory

Blog

Tom Lesch | Jan 2016

Tom’s Two Cents

Middle Market Insulated for Now…… Despite recent headlines about the turbulence across public debt markets, there is still an abundance of capital in the lower middle market to support LBOs, refinancings and dividend recapitalizations. The fundamental difference between the high yield market and the private debt funds that operate...
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Debt Advisory