Crystal Flick

Crystal Flick

Director, Private Capital Markets

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About Crystal

Crystal Flick is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. She joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 2015. Currently she works on the Private Capital Markets team, advising technology clients on non-control transactions across the spectrum of growth equity, minority recaps, structured equity, and crossovers. Prior to William Blair, she worked for Liberty Mutual and Groupon.

Notable Transactions

€70,000,000

has received a minority growth equity investment from

Not Disclosed

a portfolio company of Frog Capital and Mercia Asset Management

has been acquired by

a portfolio company of STG

€50,000,000

Series C financing from

with participation from existing investors

$108,000,000

has received a Series B equity investment led by an undisclosed investor with participation by other new and existing investors

William Blair & Company acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Prime Trust in connection with its $107 million Series B financing.

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$925,000,000

a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as lead financial advisor to Zego, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, in connection with its pending acquisition by Global Payments Inc.

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$275,000,000

a portfolio company of LLR Partners

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to benefitexpress, a portfolio company of LLR Partners, in connection with its pending acquisition by WEX.

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$2,750,000,000

has been acquired by

Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as lead financial advisor to Transaction Services Group (TSG), a portfolio company of Calera Capital (Calera) and Bolton Equities (BE), in connection with its pending sale to Advent International.

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Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Confirmation, a portfolio company of Great Hill Partners, in connection with its pending sale to Thomson Reuters.

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Not Disclosed

has received a strategic investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Procare Software, a portfolio company of TA Associates, in connection with its strategic investment from Warburg Pincus.

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$550,000,000

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Paymetric, Inc., a Francisco Partners portfolio company, in connection with its pending sale to Vantiv, Inc. The transaction was signed on April 20, 2017, and exemplifies William Blair’s continued market leadership in the financial technology sector.

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