Jo Trahms

Jo Trahms

Director, Supply Chain, Commercial Services & Technologies

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About Jo

Jo Trahms is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. Jo, who joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 2014, is a member of the supply chain and commercial services team, where she focuses on environmental services. She also leads William Blair’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts for investment banking.

Jo is a member of William Blair’s M&A leadership team and has experience advising public and private clients across transactions around the globe, including mergers and acquisitions, public equity offerings, and private capital raises.

Before William Blair, she worked for Lemhi Ventures and Target. She holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.S.B. from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

Notable Transactions

$530,000,000

a portfolio company of Victor Capital Partners

has agreed to be acquired by

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a portfolio company of Warren Equity Partners

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to StormTrap, a portfolio company of Warren Equity Partners, in connection with its sale to PSP Capital.

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has received a growth equity investment from a syndicate of investors

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has been acquired by

$178,264,880

Follow-on Offering

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to RoadSafe Traffic Systems in connection with its sale to Investcorp and Trilantic North America from ORIX Capital Partners.

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to North American Substation Services (NASS), and Electric Power Systems (EPS), portfolio companies of Industrial Growth Partners (IGP), in connection with their sale to Arcline Investment Management (Arcline).

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Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to North American Substation Services (NASS), and Electric Power Systems (EPS), portfolio companies of Industrial Growth Partners (IGP), in connection with their sale to Arcline Investment Management (Arcline).

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$161,920,000

Follow-on Offering

Not Disclosed

has acquired

$154,182,244

Follow-on Offering

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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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1935

Year William Blair was founded

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+1,850

Employees worldwide

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+131 billion

Client assets

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87 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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20+

Offices worldwide

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+700

Companies under coverage

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

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