William Blair & Company Overview

  • Service
  • Investment Bank

  • Founded
  • 1935

Founded
  • Employees
  • 2,404

Employees
  • Serviced Companies
  • 2,064

  • Serviced Deals
  • 2,453

  • Serviced Investors
  • 247

William Blair & Company General Information

Description

Established in 1935 William Blair & Company is an investment banking headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The firm provides services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate recapitalizations, fairness opinions, and leveraged buyout transactions. William Blair & Company caters to industries including consumer and retail, financial services, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, industrials, and technology sectors among others.

Contact Information

Year Founded
1935
Service Provider Type
Investment Bank
Primary Office
  • The William Blair Building
  • 150 North Riverside Plaza
  • Chicago, IL 60606
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

William Blair & Company Services to Companies

Service on a Deal (2,456)

Company Name Service Provided Deal Date Deal Type Deal Amount
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CarLotz Advisor: General Dec 2022 00000 0000000
Milestone Technologies Advisor: General Dec 2022 00000 0000000
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William Blair & Company Services to Investors

Service on a Deal — Buy Side (311)

Investor Name Service Provided Deal Date Deal Type Deal Amount
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Advisor: General Feb 2023 00000 0000000
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Sixth Street Growth Advisor: General Nov 2022 00000 0000000
Frazier Lifesciences Acquisition Advisor: General Nov 2022 00000 0000000
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Service on a Deal — Sell Side (355)

Investor Name Service Provided Deal Date Deal Type Deal Amount
Clarion Capital Partners Advisor: General Dec 2022 00000 0000000
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Inflexion Private Equity Partners Advisor: General Aug 2022 00000 0000000
Carousel Capital Advisor: General Jul 2022 00000 0000000
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William Blair & Company Investment Preferences

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William Blair & Company Team (280)

Name Title Deals Office Contact
Info
Brent Gledhill President & Chief Executive Officer 0 Chicago, IL
Jon Zindel Chief Financial Officer & Executive Committee Member Chicago, IL
Beth Satterfield Chief Operating Officer Chicago, IL
Karl Palasz Partner & Managing Director 0 Chicago, IL
Andrew Jessen Managing Director & Co-Head of M&A 0 Chicago, IL
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William Blair & Company Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
Brent Felitto William Blair & Company Managing Director & Vice Chair of Investment Banking 000 0000
Brett Paschke William Blair & Company Managing Director & Vice Chair of Investment Banking 000 0000
David Coolidge William Blair & Company Vice Chairman 000 0000
John Ettelson JD William Blair & Company Chairman 000 0000
Philipp Mohr Ph.D William Blair & Company Managing Director & Vice Chair of Investment Banking 000 0000
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