Christian Hodneland

Christian Hodneland, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Biopharma

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About Dr. Hodneland

Christian Hodneland is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2006. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Arsenal Medical, Surface Logix, and Merrill Lynch.

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SAMDI Tech, Inc.

Notable Transactions

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a portfolio company of AGIC Capital

has agreed to be acquired by

William Blair in conjunction with its Asian affiliate, BDA Partners acted as exclusive financial advisors to The Ritedose Corporation, an AGIC Capital portfolio company, in connection with its pending sale to Novo Holdings.

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has sold its consumer health assets to

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Akorn, Inc. in connection with the pending sale of its Consumer Health business to Prestige Consumer Healthcare.

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an affiliate of Nationwide Children's Hospital

has received an investment from

a subsidiary of Danaher


has been acquired by


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Animal Health Division

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO), in connection with the pending sale of its animal health division to PetIQ, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETQ) for $185 million.

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by


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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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The rapid and cost-effective development of innovative therapeutics and treatments is critical not just to public health, but to the functioning of society and economic activity. Leading drug developers, as well as their partners across the research, development, and manufacturing value chain, count on William Blair’s deep expertise in biopharma’s capital-raising and deal-making landscape.

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About William Blair

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87 Years

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

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