Jerry Darko

Jerry Darko

Managing Director, Technology

About Mr. Darko

Jerry Darko is a partner and managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2019. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Raymond James, Morgan Keegan, and The Gores Group.

Notable Transactions

  • Connatix - investment from Court Square
  • Assembly - investment from Advent International and PSG
  • Loopio - investment from Sumeru Equity Partners
  • Advantage Software - sale to
  • Impact - investment from Providence Strategic Growth
  • SHIFT Media - sale to Marlin Equity Partners
  • AdThrive - sale to ZMC
  • Magento - sale to Adobe
  • FastSpring - sale to AKKR
  • CallRail - investment from Sageview 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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We have built the premier technology investment banking franchise by using our deep sector expertise and our relationships to connect innovative, high-growth companies with transformative sources of capital and strategic partnerships. By drawing on our knowledge of strategic roadmaps and investment trends across the technology ecosystem, we have helped companies in the most dynamic verticals accelerate their growth and unlock their potential.

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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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Employees worldwide

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+136 billion

Client assets

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86 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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Offices worldwide

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Companies Under Coverage

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

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