Developing Customized Solutions

William Blair has extensive experience providing private equity firms with leading advice and execution across M&A, capital raising, and other strategic transactions. Our team of experts provide financial sponsors and their investors with holistic, bespoke solutions across all stages of the private equity lifecycle.

The private equity community relies on us for premier guidance and expertise when navigating transactions including:

  • GP-led secondaries
    • Single- and multi-asset continuation vehicles
    • Fund restructurings and recapitalizations
    • Spin-outs and spin-ins
    • Portfolio company shareholder liquidity solutions
    • Strip sales
    • Tender offers
  • LP-led secondaries
  • Direct equity capital raising (directs and co-invests)
  • Primary fundraising

Our Private Capital Advisory team works closely with our industry bankers, M&A Advisory group, and capital markets professionals to provide thoughtful insights and creative solutions designed to optimize client outcomes.