Cooper Warner

Cooper Warner

Director, Corporate Advisory

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About Cooper

Cooper Warner is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2021. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Rothschild & Co. and Lazard.

Notable Transactions

  • Cascades - sale of majority ownership interest in Reno de Medici to Apollo Global Management
  • Laird Performance Materials - sale to DuPont
  • Sonoco - sale of U.S. Display and Packaging business to Hood Container Corporation
  • Sonoco - sale of European Contract Packaging business to Prairie Industries
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company - acquisition of Neovia
  • Landauer - sale to Fortive Corporation
  • ModernHEALTH - sale to Kroger
  • Acadia Healthcare - acquisition of Priority Group
  • Acadia Healthcare - Acquisition of CRC Health Group
  • Buffalo Wild Wings - activism defense and proxy fight

Rigorous pursuit of your success. Every transaction. Every time.

Our investment bankers are 100 percent committed to your organization’s sustained success. By drawing on our deep industry and product experience as well as our dedicated global resources, we provide advisory and financing services that allow you to capitalize on today’s opportunities and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges.

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Corporate Advisory

Public companies turn to us for expert, objective guidance when evaluating major strategic decisions. As one of the world's most trusted and respected advisors, we have extensive experience working with highly sophisticated boards and special committees of premier companies to help them evaluate their strategic alternatives and identify the optimal paths for maximizing shareholder value.

Due to our independence and globally aligned structure we are able to provide conflict-free advice focused solely on shareholders’ interests and aligned with the company’s values and strategy. As a result, corporate boards count on us for unbiased advice and outstanding execution for the full range of acquisition and financing alternatives.

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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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Year William Blair was founded

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

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