Carl Chiou

Carl Chiou

Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets

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About Mr. Chiou

Carl Chiou is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s San Francisco office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2018. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers.

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Notable Transactions

  • LivePerson - convertible debt offering, joint bookrunner
  • Pluralsight - initial public offering, active bookrunner
  • Pure Storage - convertible debt offering, joint bookrunner
  • Zscaler - initial public offering, joint bookrunner
  • Stitch Fix - initial public offering, active bookrunner
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals - convertible debt offering, active bookrunner
  • SMART Global Holdings - initial public offering, lead left bookrunner
  • Snapchat - initial public offering, joint bookrunner
  • Coupa - initial public offering, active bookrunner
  • Talend - initial public offering, active bookrunner

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Equity Capital Markets

By connecting growth-oriented companies with a network of high-quality, long-term investors, we deliver compelling results for issuers of IPOs, public and confidential follow-on offerings, PIPEs, registered direct offerings, convertibles, and private placements. 

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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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Employees worldwide

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+131 billion

Client assets

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87 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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Offices worldwide

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Companies under coverage

As of March 31, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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