Arthur van der Goes

Arthur van der Goes

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail

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About Arthur

Arthur van der Goes is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Amsterdam office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2020. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Rabobank and ING.

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a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity Investments

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to EMPWR, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, in connection with its acquisition of Noble Foods Nutrition, Inc (Noble Foods).

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to PronoKal Group, a portfolio company of Abac Capital, in connection with its pending sale to Nestlé Health Science (NHSc).

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Foodmate in connection with its sale to Duravant, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus.

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Consumer & Retail

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

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William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

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