John Lewis, Director

John Lewis joined MERU in 2019. A former leveraged finance investment banker with BMO, he has significant experience assisting clients on optimizing their capital structure, managing liquidity and evaluating strategic M&A, particularly in the technology and manufacturing industries.

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Size of Company
Role and Impact
Women's Clothing Retailer

Revamped income statement, cash flow and balance sheet forecast model following debt restructuring and wind-down of non-core assets.

Private Equity Backed Consumer Products Company

Assessed top, middle and bottom funnel return on digital marketing spend and presented strategy for achieving a $10M of cost reductions to the sponsor.

High-growth Healthcare Technology Company

Built scenario based financial models supporting path to profitability for a through identification of $9M+ of cost savings and presented business plan to the Board of Directors.

Global Hardware Manufacturer

Conducted market study and evaluated forecast for core business segment expecting 150% year-over-year revenue growth.

Private SaaS Company

Lead re-negotiation of client contracts (~25% of revenue) delivering a ~8% increase in EBITDA.

IT Services Provider

Designed and created an independent report to the lender group enabling the company to receive covenant relief and turn around its performance.

Venture-backed Food Producer and Distributor

Re-optimized product offering leading to $4M+ of run-rate EBITDA impact across 9 key markets.

John Lewis
San Francisco