Arthur van der Goes

Arthur van der Goes

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail

About Mr. van der Goes

Arthur van der Goes is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Amsterdam office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2020. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Rabobank and ING.

Notable Transactions

  • J-Club – sale to Nordian Capital
  • Group of Butchers – acquisition by Parcom Capital
  • Marfo Food Group - sale to Fleury Michon
  • E&A Scheer - sale to Riverside
  • Ploeger Oxbow - acquisition of minority stake by NPM
  • Royaan - sale to Van Geloven/McCain
  • Baho Food - sale to OSI Group
  • Hendrix Genetics - sale of minority stake to NPM
  • United Dutch Breweries - acquisition by GIMV
  • CSM Bakery Supplier - sale to Rhone Capital

Rigorous pursuit of your success. Every transaction. Every time.

Our investment bankers are 100 percent committed to your organization’s sustained success. By drawing on our deep industry and product experience as well as our dedicated global resources, we provide advisory and financing services that allow you to capitalize on today’s opportunities and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges.

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Consumer & Retail

Amid rapidly evolving consumer preferences and the proliferation of new brands and channels, our experience and relationships throughout the consumer and retail industry have allowed us to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients. Corporate boards, management teams, and business owners turn to us for execution excellence, sector expertise, deep relationships with strategic, financial, and family buyers, and creative public and private capital market solutions.

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About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

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Year William Blair was founded

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+1,800

Employees worldwide

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+136 billion

Client assets

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86 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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20+

Offices worldwide

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~700

Companies Under Coverage

As of September 30, 2021
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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