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Peter Schwaikert

Executive Vice President
Hilco Real Estate
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About Peter

Pete joined Hilco in 2023 and leads business development efforts for all strategies within Hilco Real Estate, including lease advisory, brokerage, and asset management services, in addition to capital deployment opportunities.

Prior to joining Hilco, Pete spent over 18 years as an investment banker focused on restructuring, liability management, M&A and capital raising. In his prior role as a Managing Director at Guggenheim Securities, Pete advised both companies and creditors on out-of-court and in-court restructuring transactions, as well as companies and their sponsors on liability management, M&A and capital raising. Throughout his investment banking career, Pete has advised on transactions across a wide range of industries including retail/consumer, healthcare/pharmaceuticals, aerospace & defense, media, technology and industrials/automotive. Prior to Guggenheim, Pete was a Managing Director in the Restructuring group at Perella Weinberg Partners and began his career at Miller Buckfire & Co.

Pete received his B.A. in English from Princeton University with a Certificate in Finance.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Princeton University
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