Aurora, Ill.-based Sikich Acquires Levi Littell Herbst

Sikich LLP (FY08 net revenue of $43.9 million) acquired Levi Littell Herbst & Co., a boutique M&A advisory firm that specializes in transactions under $100 million in value.

LLH & CO. also provides investment assistance to venture capital and private equity firms. Managing directors Laurence Levi and Richard Herbst will join Sikich as partners and bring all of their staff with them.

Levi Littell Herbst & Co. will be integrated into Sikich’s existing investment banking group and will operate under the Sikich name, but Levi Littell’s offices will remain in Chicago and New York.