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Chris Boffi

Managing Director New York

Chris Boffi is a Managing Director in Perella Weinberg Partners’ advisory business. Mr. Boffi has extensive experience in a variety of consumer & retail segments on M&A, capital markets, activism and capital structure assignments.

Representative transactions in beverages include advising: Investors of City Brewing on a new money investment and debt exchange; Altria on the sale of its 27% stake in SABMiller to ABI; City Brewing on its sale to Pabst Brewing Company; Castle Brands on its sale to Pernod Ricard; Heaven Hill on its acquisition of Deep Eddy Vodka; and Pabst Brewing Company on its sale to Eugene Kasper and TSG Consumer.

Representative transactions in reduced-harm nicotine and tobacco include advising: Altria on several assignments, including its acquisition of a majority stake in on! and acquisition of Nat Sherman, among others; and creditors of Pyxus International during its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Representative transactions in retail include advising: GameStop on its strategic review, sale of Spring Mobile to Prime Communications, cooperation agreement with activists Hestia Capital and Permit Capital, and exchange offer of outstanding senior notes; Kate Spade on its sale to Coach; Henkel on its acquisition of Sun Products; investors of West Marine on a new money investment and out-of-court recapitalization; Express on its takeover defense from Sycamore Partners; and Coldwater Creek on its restructuring and sale of intellectual property to Sycamore Partners.

Representative transactions in cannabis include advising: Parallel on its recapitalization and capital raise of senior secured notes; Schwazze on its placement of a convertible note; Schwazze on its acquisition of R. Greenleaf; Altria on Cronos’ minority investment in PharmaCann; and Altria on its investment in Cronos.

Mr. Boffi received a Bachelor of Arts from University of Michigan in Behavioral Economics.

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