Who We Are

For nearly nine decades, William Blair’s success has been driven by our ability to thoughtfully evolve to meet our clients’ changing needs amid dynamic market conditions.

About Us

William Blair is the 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.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

Our Culture

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Inclusion and Diversity

At William Blair, we believe great talent can come from anywhere and that diversity of skills, capabilities, perspectives, and experiences drives innovation and success.

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History

We provide expertise and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs while remaining guided by our founder’s vision and values.

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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

At William Blair, we're committed to our colleagues, our clients, and our communities. Serving our clients starts with the capabilities and collaboration of our team—making our employees our most important asset. When we create an environment where employees perform their best, our delivery for clients will be the best it can be.

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Community Engagement

Leadership

Consistency and continuity in leadership is a hallmark of our firm. Since the firm’s founding in 1935, William Blair & Company has had five CEOs or managing partners, three of whom continue to work at the firm.

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Global Capabilities: Defining Our Capabilities by Our Impact.

For nearly nine decades, William Blair’s success has been driven by our ability to thoughtfully evolve to meet our clients’ changing needs amid dynamic market conditions. Our client services include investment banking, asset management, wealth planning, equity research, and institutional sales and trading.

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