Ati P. Khatri Partner
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Ati P. Khatri

Ati is a member of HMB’s Business and Finance Group and leads the firm’s Debt Finance and Banking practice. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions and general counsel matters, working very closely with founders and investors alike. In addition, Ati leads the firm’s ETA/Search Fund efforts.

Ati helps privately-held companies, technology firms, banks, lenders, executives, investors and investor groups in all areas of transactional, business planning and general corporate matters.  He is involved in the entire life cycle of a company, from inception to exit, and he prides himself on being the first phone call that his clients make for nearly all general corporate matters.

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Having facilitated commercial loan transactions ranging from $1 million to $350 million, Ati has a depth of experience providing lender-side and borrower-side loan documentation for financial institutions and middle market businesses.

In addition to traditional corporate financial transactions, Ati has a strong practice leading specialty finance transactions, including equipment leasing, warranty finance, insurance premium finance, and other such specialty disciplines.

Ati also focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, representing clients in numerous industries in transactions ranging from $1 million to $375 million. His finance background makes him uniquely qualified as a “one-stop shop” for M&A needs, overseeing both the purchase transaction logistics as well as the senior and mezzanine debt financing necessary to bring the transaction to a smooth closing.

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Ati is known for having close, long-lasting relationships with his clients. Clients appreciate his ridiculous responsiveness and enthusiasm to learn the ins-and-outs of their businesses, and they count on Ati as their strategic partner for all their business needs.


  • University of Southern California, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.S. in Finance and B.A in Philosophy


  • Illinois

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Indian American Bar Association


  • Commercial Lending and Equity Deal Terms for Middle Market Businesses, Spring 2014March 5, 2014

    Spring 2014 The winter months were unusually cool in late 2013 and early 2014, and most middle market borrowers and lenders will likely concede that lending activity during those months was equally cool.  The optimism for robust deal flow in 2013 never materialized into actual results, even though most middle market lenders remained quite optimistic until the bitter end.  Spring,…

  • Commercial Lending and Equity Deal Terms for Middle Market Businesses, Fall 2013October 14, 2013

    FALL 2013 Although the first half of 2013 was marred by stagnant activity within the middle market lending environment, senior lenders across the middle market seem quite optimistic about finishing the year with a bang.  While it is difficult for senior lenders to pinpoint the exact cause for their optimism, the recurring talking point has been that these senior lenders…


  • Client Success: HMB Represents Myron, Inc. in Sale to GIG Myron Holdings SPVMay 15, 2023

    HMB would like to congratulate Myron on its successful sale to GIG Myron Holdings SPV, LLC, an affiliate of Go Global Retail. Founded in 1949, Myron is dedicated to helping customers elevate their promotional marketing campaigns. Myron, Inc. was represented by Brian H. Axelrad, Brett M. Winterstein, Ati P. Khatri, Elise Anderson, Geoffrey J. Curley and Kenneth A. Goldstein.

  • Client Success: Aegon Asset Management and Avenue Capital Group Closes $50MM in Growth FinancingDecember 9, 2021

    HMB congratulates clients Aegon Asset Management and Avenue Capital Group which recently announced the closing of a $50 Million growth financing round in Intellihot to advance innovative green technologies.

  • Client Success: Svoboda Capital Announces Partnership with Marcus ThomasApril 27, 2021

    Svoboda Capital Partners ("SCP"), a private equity firm, announced its recapitalization of Marcus Thomas LLC ("MT"), a full-service marketing and advertising agency. HMB represented SCP in the recapitalization. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. SCP is a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests in leading middle market growth companies. Founded in 1998, the SCP team has more than…

  • HMB Congratulates Dina Care on Closing $7M Series AJanuary 12, 2021

    HMB congratulates client Dina Care, an AI-powered care-at-home platform and network, for successfully closing a $7 million Series A funding round led by Philadelphia-based Osage Venture Partners. Existing investors, strategic partners and Wheaton, Ill.-based First Trust Capital Partners LLC, also participated in the round. Funding will be used to accelerate Dina Care’s development of its industry-leading care coordination platform and…

  • Client Success: Svoboda Capital Partners LLC Recapitalizes Life Sciences Consultancy, Clarion HealthcareNovember 23, 2020

    HMB congratulates Svoboda Capital Partners LLC ("SC") on their partnership with Clarion Healthcare ("Clarion"). Founded in 1998, SC is a Chicago-based private equity firm that identifies, invests in and helps build excellent businesses in its targeted business niches: value-added distribution, business services and consumer products. “Clarion is a very impressive organization, delivering high value to clients by bridging the intersection…


  • HMB at the 2023 Midmarket Deal Makers Symposium – 1/10 – 1/13January 9, 2023

    HMB Legal Counsel is excited to sponsor and present at the 2023 Midmarket Deal Makers Symposium in Miami, FL. This exclusive event seeks to facilitate authentic connections and relationships amongst leading dealmakers from a variety of industries.

  • University of Southern California, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, B.S. in Finance and B.A in Philosophy
  • Illinois
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Chicago IL 60661

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