Damon Chandik

Managing Director
Co-Head of Consumer Investment Banking
Head of Restaurant Investment Banking

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Damon Chandik

Damon Chandik is co-head of the consumer group and leads restaurant investment banking at Piper Jaffray. He is focused on providing investment banking, mergers & acquisitions and debt advisory services to consumer companies. Chandik has more than 20 years of investment banking experience, including public equity and debt offerings, private capital raising, mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations.

Prior to joining Piper Jaffray in 2003, Chandik worked at Montgomery Securities and Thomas Weisel Partners focusing on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance for consumer and restaurant companies. Before beginning his banking career, he worked in management and operations for Fresh Choice Restaurants. Chandik was named one of the top 50 most influential people in the restaurant industry by Nation’s Restaurant News.

Selected recent transaction experience includes:
Intelligentsia (exclusive sellside advisor), Del Taco (lead sellside advisor), The Habit (IPO left lead bookrunner), Portillo Restaurant Group (exclusive sellside advisor), Zoës Kitchen (IPO/Follow-on joint lead bookrunner), Dave & Busters (IPO joint lead bookrunner), TGI Friday’s (exclusive sellside advisor), Noodles (joint bookrunner/lead sellside advisor), Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group (IPO/Follow-on joint lead bookrunner), Piada (exclusive financial advisor), Lazy Dog (exclusive financial advisor), Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (IPO/Follow-on joint lead bookrunner), Yard House (exclusive sellside advisor) and Claim Jumper (exclusive sellside advisor).