Business Breakout: Mergers and Acquisition Landscape in Tile and Stone Distribution

Discussion of recent M&A transactions and valuation; issues impacting M&A transactions; consolidators in the sector, including their current strategy

Chobun Hieblinger

Chobun Hieblinger co-heads B. Riley Securities’ building products investment banking group, where he advises companies on mergers and acquisitions and capital raise transactions. Chobun joined B. Riley Securities in Los Angeles in 2014. Previously, Chobun served as a Vice President in the Diversified Industries group at RBC Capital Markets and Barclays Capital in New York, where he was responsible for the execution of mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and capital raise transactions across a broad range of industries. Chobun began his investment banking career in the Diversified Industries group at Lehman Brothers in New York. Chobun received his M.B.A from The Wharton School and his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.