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Hilco Merchant Resources

Hilco Merchant Resources offers broad and deep expertise in all retail sectors. Our seasoned professionals deliver a wide range of analytical, advisory, asset monetization, and capital investment solutions to help define and execute your strategic initiatives. Learn More


Hilco has the expertise to support every constituency in M&A transactions. We assess opportunities, develop strategies, conduct due diligence, and provide capital to facilitate win-win outcomes. Learn More


All retailers can find themselves with excess or unwanted inventory and stores. We have crafted retail and wholesale monetization solutions for leading international retailers, valued at over $150 Billion. Learn More


Hilco is the largest fixed asset valuation and monetization firm in the country. We purchase, refurbish, and sell a variety of retail related fixed assets. Learn More

Loss Prevention

Hilco’s asset protection services can physically protect any type of facility (retail, energy, distribution, etc.) or develop comprehensive loss prevention programs for retailers. Learn More

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Our Clients

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Southeastern Grocers


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With 18+ years of experience, Hilco is the world’s preeminent authority in developing retail solutions for clients seeking to execute strategic initiatives. These programs expeditiously unlock dormant capital tied up in unwanted assets and are uniquely tailored to our client’s circumstances. The newly unlocked capital can then be deployed to best suit the business’ needs.

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Benjamin Nortman - Chief Executive Officer

Benjamin L. Nortman serves several roles within Hilco: Chief Executive Officer of Hilco Merchant Resources and as Executive Vice President of Hilco Global, where he focuses on business development and growth for the holding company. Prior to joining Hilco Global, Ben was a Chicago bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney at the prominent law firms, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue and Holleb & Coff. As a respected as an expert in structuring complex asset acquisition and disposition transactions Ben bring this knowledge to his roles within Hilco Merchant Resources and Hilco Global.