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Enhancing Results With a Buy-Side Debt Advisor

Buy-side financing has become increasingly complex, with direct lending dominating middle-market leveraged buyouts and acquisitions. New lenders and strategies have emerged, while investment committees have become fickle and are frequently deterred by complex credit stories.

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Flirting With and Dating Recessions

Timing an economic recession is never easy, as proved this past year. In this report, we take a snapshot of where the main indicators are today, and what some of the more forward-looking data suggest.

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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

At William Blair, we're committed to our colleagues, our clients, and our communities. Serving our clients starts with the capabilities and collaboration of our team—making our employees our most important asset. When we create an environment where employees perform their best, our delivery for clients will be the best it can be.

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Community Engagement at William Blair

"Our job is to bridge the gap between those students who live in underserved communities and the financial industry. What William Blair has done has fully bought into our model of getting to know these young people, understanding their background, and understanding what we are trying to achieve. If not for William Blair, we would not be where we are today.”

Bevon Joseph, Co-Founder of Greenwood Project

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Our Latest News

Cabaletta Bio, Inc.: Initiation of Research Coverage

William Blair initiated research coverage of Cabaletta Bio, Inc. (CABA $13.69), a clinical-stage company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class immune cell therapies for the treatment of severe autoimmune disorders.

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HqO Raises Series D Funding Led by Koch Real Estate Investments

William Blair acted as financial advisor to HqO, Inc., in connection with its over $50 million Series D funding round, led by Koch Real Estate Investments, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, along with participation from existing investors, including Accomplice, Insight Partners, and Related.

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