William Blair acted as financial advisor to Once For All, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus, in connection with its pending sale to GTCR. The transaction was announced on July 24, 2023 and is expected to close later this year subject to final regulatory approvals.
About the Companies
Once For All is the European leader in supply chain risk management solutions for the construction industry. The company helps customers source and track sales opportunities, manage risk and compliance, and provide tools to increase efficiency in their supply chains. Once For All has over 150,000 customers that use its single codebase Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution to search, find and assess future business relationships based on skills, trades and ESG credentials. As a result, the company manages one of the largest proprietary ESG data sets in the world and has over 400 employees, is the market leader in UK and France and has operations in Belgium and Germany.
Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global growth investor and has more than $80 billion in assets under management. The firm’s active portfolio of more than 250 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector, and geography. Warburg Pincus is an experienced partner to management teams seeking to build durable companies with sustainable value. Founded in 1966, Warburg Pincus has raised 21 private equity and 2 real estate funds, which have invested more than $109 billion in over 1,000 companies in more than 40 countries. The firm is based in New York with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Berlin, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, Mauritius, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, and Singapore.
Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm that pioneered The Leaders Strategy™ – finding and partnering with management leaders in core domains to identify, acquire and build market-leading companies through organic growth and strategic acquisitions. The firm is focused on investing in transformative growth in companies in the business and consumer services, financial services and technology, healthcare and technology, media & telecommunications sectors. Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than $24 billion in over 270 companies, and the firm currently manages more than $35 billion in equity capital. GTCR is based in Chicago with offices in New York and West Palm Beach.