William Blair & Company LLC

William Blair & Company LLC

William Blair & Company LLC

Date Founded



222 west adams - 13th fl, chicago, il 60606 usa

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Investment Banking & Brokerage
Consumer Finance
Accounting & Financial Services

Company Description

William Blair & Company is a global investment banking and asset management firm. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is based in Chicago, and has office locations in 11 cities, including London, New York, Shanghai, and Zurich.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Financial Officer

General Counsel

Partner & Head, Investment Counseling


Managing Director, Head of European Investment Banking

Global Head of Investment Banking

Head of Municipal Bond Sales & Trading

Head of European Investment Banking

Vice Chairman, Investment Banking

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Board of Directors

Vice Chairman, Investment Banking at William Blair & Company LLC

Advisor at Roundtable Healthcare Management, Inc.

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Recent Transactions
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Calero Software LLC, Riverside Partners LLC purchase Market Data Services Ltd. from Sumeru Equity Partners LP, AlpInvest Partners BV

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Apax Partners Ltd., APAX PARTNERS LLP purchase Deposition Solutions LLC from Trinity Hunt Partners

Transaction Clients
Investment Advisor

Advised on Marlin Management Co. LLC, McGovern Trust purchase Red Book Connect LLC from Kinetic Ventures LLC, Ballast Point Ventures LLC, TPG Growth LLC, ITC Holding Co. LLC, Inlign Capital Partners LLC


Advised on Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. issued USD Common Stock


Advised on Agile Therapeutics, Inc. issued Common Stock

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onThe J. M. Smucker Co. purchases The Folger Coffee Co. from Procter & Gamble Co.

Legal Advisor

Advised onUber Technologies, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Legal Advisor

Advised onCyberArk Software Ltd. issued Ordinary Shares


Advised onFacebook, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock


Advised onUber Technologies, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Legal Advisor

Advised onUber Technologies, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

Advisors & Consultants

Ernst & Young LLP engages in the provision of assurance, tax, transactions, and advisory services. It offers audit, business risk, technology, security risk, and human capital services. The company was founded by Arthur Young and Alwin C. Ernst in 1989 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Prime Broker

Founded in 1939, Pershing LLC is a broker/dealer headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey. The firm is a subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE: BK). The firm helps financial services firms and advisors succeed by providing the technology, operational, trading, investment and practice management solutions they need to serve investors. Pershing offers securities processing, trading and operations management, investment technology, asset-gathering solutions and practice management support. The firm serves a wide range of financial organizations including: banks, discount brokerages, full-service brokerages, registered investment advisors, independent contractors, institutional firms, global firms and small- to mid-sized firms. Pershing also offers financial products including annuities, mutual funds and money funds, as well as business tools, cash management services, investor and lending services, retirement products and wealth management. In addition, they offer trading and execution services in listed and OTC securities, fixed-income securities and mutual funds.

Prime Broker

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC provides a variety of capital raising, market making, advisory and brokerage services for governments, financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and corporate clients and affiliates. It is also a primary dealer in U.S. government securities and an underwriter, placement agent, and dealer for money market instruments, commercial paper, mortgage and other assetbacked securities, as well as a range of debt, equity and other convertible securities of corporations and other issuers. The company was founded on January 3, 2003 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner, New York at Cooley LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP


First National Corp. (Virginia) is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of consumer and business banking services. It offers personal loans, residential mortgages, home equity loans and commercial loans and depository services which includes checking, savings, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and cash management accounts. The company was founded on September 7, 1983 and is headquartered in Strasburg, VA.


VNA Foundation is a grantmaking foundation serving the Chicago metropolitan area. We provide financial support to nonprofit organizations that offer home- and community-based healthcare to the medically underserved. Our focus has been unwavering for the past 100 years: helping the men, women and children of Chicago who lack access to basic health services.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants
BlackBerry Ltd. Computer Software | Waterloo, ON

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