Ian S. Fredericks

Senior Vice President–Strategic Growth/Client Development
and Chief Legal Officer
Hilco Merchant Resources

Ian S. Fredericks joined Hilco in 2011 as the Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth/Client Development and Chief Legal Officer for Hilco Merchant Resources. 

Prior to joining Hilco, Ian was a member of the Corporate Restructuring group of Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP and, before that, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP. Over the course of his career, Ian has negotiated and closed transactions involving tens of billions of dollars of assets. Ian has provided retail disposition and advisory services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand.  Some of the most notable clients include Circuit City, Target, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Sports Authority, Radio Shack, The Limited, Syms and Filene’s Basement, Zellers, Hudson Bay Company, Dick Smith, Super Retail Group, and Woolworths.  Additionally, Ian was one of the principal architects of the transaction to save Aeropostale.   

Since joining Hilco, Ian has focused on the overall growth of the organization, having been responsible for, among other things, the acquisitions of Deal Genius – an online retail business (www.dealgenius.com) – and Fixture Finders (now known as Hilco Fixture Finders) -- the nation’s largest and most respected used retail fixture company. 

Additionally, Ian has spearheaded several operational and administrative projects to further Hilco’s commitment to provide best-in-class services to our clients and maximize the value of their retail assets.


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