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Partnership-focused, we are committed to delivering a disciplined, fundamental, research-driven approach to investing to create long-term sustainable value with proven, actively managed investment capabilities. Learn more about Asset Management
Delivering superior investment ideas, management access, trade execution, and underwriting to issuers and investors around the globe. Learn more about Institutional Sales and Trading
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William Blair has been recognized as one of the best places to work by the Chicago Tribune, Pensions & Investments, and Vault.
Financial News, a weekly Dow Jones publication in the United Kingdom, featured an article about William Blair’s European asset management expansion. You can read the article by William Hutchings, Financial News asset management editor, online. View PDF
The Annual and Semi-annual Consolidated Statements of Financial Condition of William Blair & Company, L.L.C., and its wholly owned subsidiary, William Blair International, Limited (collectively the "Company") are available below (as PDFs).
12/31/12: Annual Statement
06/30/12: Semi-annual Statement
12/31/11: Annual Statement
06/30/11: Semi-annual Statement
12/31/10: Annual Statement
06/30/10: Semi-annual Statement
12/31/09: Annual Statement
Clients may also request a printed copy of the statements by calling 1-800-621-0687 ext.5001.
For the convenience of our clients, below we provide links to order execution data and routing information as required by the Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations.
NMS Rule 605 - Order Execution Information
William Blair & Company presents this order execution information pursuant to NMS Rule 605. Access our William Blair Rule 605 Data files.
The data that you will find by following the link above will provide you with an indication of the type of execution you will receive for stocks in which William Blair is a market maker. However, please be aware that the majority of the order flow executed by William Blair & Company is not covered by NMS Rule 605 due to special handling requests by customers. The execution results from this order flow will not appear in the data and may differ substantially from the results.
NMS Rule 606 - Order Routing Information
William Blair & Company presents this order routing information pursuant to NMS Rule 606. View William Blair Rule 606 Data (PDF).
William Blair takes into consideration many factors when determining where to route customers' orders. These include opportunities for price improvement, speed of execution, market depth and order size, cost of execution and the reputation of a particular venue. William Blair actively monitors the execution quality provided by the different market makers and exchanges, and routes orders to venues that have provided consistent, high-quality executions over time.
FINRA Rule 4370 requires that members and member firms establish and maintain business continuity and contingency plans relating to an emergency or significant business disruption.
Click to view William Blair & Company's Business Continuity Plan Summary (PDF).
William Blair International Limited is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
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