Derek Beres

Derek Beres

Managing Director, Co-Head of Supply Chain, Commercial Services & Technologies

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About Mr. Beres

Derek Beres is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Charlotte office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2019. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Edgeview Partners/Piper Jaffrey, Morgan Stanley, and Arthur D. Little.

Notable Transactions

  • Grammer Industries - sale to Stellex
  • Sunrise Transportation - sale to Atlantic Street Capital
  • Evans Network of Companies - sale to Calera Capital
  • Unishippers - merger with World Wide Express
  • Omega Environmental Services - sale to AEA Investors
  • Cambridge International - sale to Rexnord
  • Road Trek - sale to Erwin Hymer Group
  • Agri-Carriers - sale to Kenan Advantage Group
  • Total Military Management - sale to Sentinel Capital Partners
  • Unishippers - sale to Ridgemont Equity Partners

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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Supply Chain, Commercial Services & Technologies

Our knowledge of the secular, macroeconomic, and regulatory trends shaping the development of supply chains and commercial activity at both global and local levels has made us a trusted advisor to innovative and market-leading companies around the world.

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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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Companies under coverage

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

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