Brian Friedman

Brian Friedman

Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets

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About Mr. Friedman

Brian Friedman is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2020. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Paragon Biosciences, First Analysis Securities Corporation, National Securities Corporation, Robotic Ventures (a subsidiary of National Securities), and Guggenheim Partners/Liberty Hampshire.

Notable Transactions

$325,000,000

has received a significant strategic investment from

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Ubiquity Global Services in connection with its strategic investment from BV Investment Partners.

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$178,500,000

Initial Public Offering

Not Disclosed

has received an investment from

$93,000,000

has received a growth equity investment led by

Not Disclosed

has received a growth equity investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Mielle Organics in connection with the company receiving a growth equity investment from Berkshire Partners.

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Not Disclosed

an affiliate of Nationwide Children's Hospital

has received an investment from

a subsidiary of Danaher

$62,400,000

has received a growth equity investment

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Equity Capital Markets

By connecting growth-oriented companies with a network of high-quality, long-term investors, we deliver compelling results for issuers of IPOs, public and confidential follow-on offerings, PIPEs, registered direct offerings, convertibles, and private placements. 

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About William Blair

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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1935

Year William Blair was founded

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+2,100

Employees worldwide

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+108 billion

Client assets

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87 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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20+

Offices worldwide

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+700

Companies under coverage

As of June 30, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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