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Recent Investment Banking Insights

Leveraged Finance: 2021 in Review

Debt financing experienced powerful momentum in 2021 as deal volume hit an all-time high and new financing options emerged. William Blair’s Leveraged Finance Group reviews the key themes that drove debt financing markets in 2021.

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Dealmaking Amid America's Water Dilemma

The United States has a problem with water. Water supply shortages and aging infrastructure have led to a critical need for upgrades, repairs, and entirely new water systems. This has created a rich M&A environment for companies that can solve America’s most pressing water issues.

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William Blair FinTech: 2020 in Review

The push toward automation, digitalization, and predictive analytics across all aspects of financial services gained momentum during the pandemic. This has set the stage for what should be an incredibly active year in 2021 in terms of consolidation and capital raising.

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