Lauren Leibrandt, Director

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Lauren Leibrandt Director

Role at Baird

Lauren Leibrandt is a Director in Baird’s Global Consumer Investment Banking Group and co-leads Baird’s Beauty & Wellness practice. View our recent Beauty & Wellness transactions.

Professional Experience & Education

Lauren actively works with companies across the spectrum of beauty, personal care and wellness-related pursuits with a specific focus on brands that empower the lives of female consumers. Lauren has provided execution leadership on M&A, capital raises, debt advisory and equity offerings for publicly-traded, financial sponsor-backed and family-owned brands, including Canada Goose, Capri Blue, Thymes, Knix, Newell, Goody, prAna, Warby Parker, European Wax Center and Beachbody. She has also been featured in Vogue Business, Women’s Wear Daily, Beauty Independent, Glossy and The Deal. Prior to joining Baird in 2012, Lauren was with Deutsche Bank Investment Banking in New York. She began her career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Capital Markets division.

Lauren received bachelor’s degrees in economics and Spanish from Duke University.