Buying, Growing, and Selling is The Family Business – An Interview with a Serial Consumer Products Operator and Investor

Chas Chandler, a Partner in Amherst’s Investment Banking practice and leader of the firm’s Consumer Products Industry Group, engages former client client and firm Operating Director Ray Dallavecchia, Jr. in a wide-ranging discussion covering his experiences as the architect behind the growth of iconic toy brand POOF®-Slinky®, his work leading consumer products businesses with both domestic and overseas production operations, and insights on what he’s looking for in investment opportunities now that he’s launched his own family office, Venetian Associates.