Consumer & Retail

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

Amid rapidly evolving consumer preferences and the proliferation of new brands and channels, our experience and relationships throughout the consumer products and retail industries 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.

We serve clients across a host of subsectors, including: consumer products, consumer services, consumer technology and e-commerce, food, beverage and agriculture, consumer driven health and wellness, beauty and personal care, pet, automotive aftermarket, multisite retail, and restaurants.

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Featured Successes

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has been acquired by

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a portfolio company of Seidler Equity Partners

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Sunny Sky Products, a portfolio company of Seidler Equity Partners, in connection with its acquisition by The Jordan Company.

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a portfolio company of Summit Park

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to Fast Growing Trees, a portfolio company of Summit Park Partners, LP, in connection with its sale to Berkshire Partners.

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has made a majority investment in

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Vestar Capital Partners in connection with the majority investment in PetHonesty, a leader in premium pet supplements.

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$487,060,000

Initial Public Offering

$1,643,000,000

a portfolio company of Sentinel Partners

has merged with

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has received a growth equity investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Mielle Organics in connection with the company receiving a growth equity investment from Berkshire Partners.

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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