Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

As industry specialists, our bankers have extensive knowledge of your sector and the competitive landscape.

We are a trusted advisor to investors and high-growth companies in the aerospace and defense industries, as well as firms providing services to governments at the federal, state, and local levels. We advise across a full spectrum of transaction types, including M&A and capital raise situations. Our clients depend on our long-standing relationships with strategic acquirers and financial sponsors, as well as our knowledge of market dynamics, regulatory requirements, and contractual complexities of numerous subsectors.

We serve clients in a broad range of aerospace, defense, and government service subsectors, including: aerospace components and structures, aviation services, space and C5ISR, defense products, defense and government IT, fixed-base operator (FBO) services, government services, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), and distribution.

Featured Successes

$1,565,000,000

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to BigBear.ai, a portfolio company of AE Industrial Partners, in connection with its pending merger with GigCapital4, Inc. (NYSE: GIGGU).

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the financial advisor to Orbis Operations, a portfolio company of Adelphi Capital, in connection with its sale to McNally Capital.

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$55,968,400

Follow-on Offering

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$130,000,000

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Advanced Ballistic Protection Business

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Leading Edge Jet Center LLC (LEJC), a subsidiary of Leading Edge Aviation, Inc., in connection with its sale to InstarAGF.

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