Nick Sparks

(213) 346-9264

Nick has over five years of mergers & acquisitions experience in the private equity and investment banking sectors. His transaction experience spans numerous industries, including consumer & retail, restaurants, manufacturing, natural resources, aerospace & defense, and logistics. Selected deal experience includes the $1.6-billion sale of retailer 99 Cents Only Stores, the sale of Mimi’s Café restaurants, the acquisition of third-party logistics provider Port Logistics Group and the sale of advanced composite materials company M Cubed Technologies.


Prior to joining Greif & Co., Nick was an Associate at Endeavour Capital, a middle-market private equity firm based in Portland, Oregon. He began his career as an investment banking analyst with Lazard Ltd. in Los Angeles. A creative writer, Nick has also been engaged as a fantasy novelist.


Nick graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and Finance from Claremont McKenna College, where he was a Robert Day Scholar and played on the university’s conference championship soccer team.