Adam Filkin

Adam Filkin

Managing Director, Head of Consumer & Retail

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About Mr. Filkin

Adam Filkin joined William Blair in 2007 and is currently a managing director and head of Consumer & Retail Investment Banking. Mr. Filkin has extensive transaction experience across numerous consumer verticals including consumer products, beauty & personal care, and outdoor products.

He joined William Blair from Banc of America Securities, the investment banking arm of Bank of America. Adam spent three years at Banc of America, serving as an associate in the Consumer and Retail practice.

Prior to joining Banc of America, Adam was a manager at A.T. Kearney focusing on growth strategies and operational improvement studies for consumer and retail companies. Adam has more than 10 years of experience in working with consumer and retail companies.

He holds an M.B.A with a concentration in finance from the University of Chicago and holds a BSE in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan.

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Consumer & Retail

Amid rapidly evolving consumer preferences and the proliferation of new brands and channels, our experience and relationships throughout the consumer and retail industry have allowed us to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients. Corporate boards, management teams, and business owners turn to us for execution excellence, sector expertise, deep relationships with strategic, financial, and family buyers, and creative public and private capital market solutions.

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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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