Who We Serve

We provide investment solutions to corporations, pension funds, governments and public agencies, endowments, foundations, Taft-Hartley plans, and other leading institutional investors across the globe.

Institutional Investors

Consultants

We are committed to providing the highest quality service to the investment consultant community. We view our consultant relationships as a collaborative partnership that ultimately enhances the service we provide our common clients. Our senior relationship managers in client service and business development average more than 27 years of experience* and understand the complex needs of our clients and their investment consultants.
Foundations and Endowments

Foundations and Endowments

Building on our long tradition of serving not-for-profit organizations and their boards, we provide a broad range of investment strategies to more than 95 endowments and foundations.* Our team is focused on supporting the needs of our clients. We are known and respected globally for our independence and our intensive investment research process.

Public Funds

We have deep experience working with government-sponsored plans and their consultants to help them meet participants’ needs. Our firm oversees more than $17 billion* in assets for public pension plans. We are known and respected globally for our independence and our intensive investment research process.

Corporations

Through customized investment strategies for corporations and their defined-contribution and defined-benefit plans, we oversee more than $12.1 billion* in assets for corporations across numerous industries. Our investment strategies are run by seasoned portfolio managers working in tandem with talented and experienced analysts. A heavy emphasis on consistent and thorough fundamental research has always been an integral part of our investment philosophy.
Taft-Hartley

Taft-Hartley

We oversee more than $2.4 billion* of Taft-Hartley assets via separate accounts and commingled funds, and we are dedicated to providing customized investment strategies for our Taft-Hartley clients. Our team is focused on supporting the needs of labor union members, trustees, consultants, and plan administrators with the unique client service and specialized investment capabilities that our Taft-Hartley clients demand.

Learn more about our Taft-Hartley capabilities.

Financial Institutions

Based on a philosophy of building enduring partnerships, we have a long history of working with financial institutions. Our investment strategies are run by seasoned portfolio managers working in tandem with talented and experienced analysts. A heavy emphasis on consistent and thorough fundamental research has always been an integral part of our investment philosophy.
Financial advisors

Financial Advisors

William Blair Funds offers 21 actively managed mutual funds* in a wide range of strategies, including U.S. equity, non-U.S. equity, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternatives. Learn more about William Blair’s mutual funds at williamblairfunds.com. Or, find the William Blair representative dedicated to serving your region.

* As of June 30, 2018