Financial Sponsor Coverage

Creating value as a trusted partner to the private-equity community. We work closely with premier financial sponsors to deliver high-quality middle-market deal flow and flawless execution.

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William Blair’s Financial Sponsors Group is focused on developing and institutionalizing relationships with leading private equity firms around the world. Many of these relationships have been developed for over two decades providing us with senior-level access and credibility with the key decision-makers at each private equity firm. With over 275 successful sales to financial sponsors since 2014, we have proprietary insights into each financial sponsor’s unique investment criteria, approach, and behavior. Our team’s highly-relevant experience with and relevance to the private equity community uniquely positions William Blair to deliver exceptional results for our M&A sell-side clients.

Since 2014, William Blair has completed over 390 sell-side transactions on behalf of financial sponsors and has raised over $155B of equity and debt on behalf of sponsor-backed companies (as of June 30, 2019).


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