Karl Palasz

Karl Palasz

Managing Director, Healthcare IT

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About Mr. Palasz

Karl Palasz is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 1998. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Dean Witter Reynolds and Allstate Private Equity.

Board Membership

Executive Committee Member and Past President of Rush University Medical Center Associates Board
Board of Governors of Rush University

Notable Transactions

$1,425,000,000

a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital

has been acquired by

Not Disclosed

has received a strategic investment from

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to HHAeXchange, a portfolio company of Cressey & Company, in connection with its pending strategic investment from Hg.

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Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

$1,350,000,000

a division of Allscripts

has been acquired by

Not Disclosed

a portfolio company of Great Hill Partners

has received an investment from

Not Disclosed

has acquired

a division of Allscripts

Not Disclosed

has received an investment from

Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

$209,300,000

Initial Public Offering

$192,265,614

Initial Public Offering

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Healthcare IT

As technology becomes an increasingly critical part of the effort to reduce healthcare costs, increase efficiency, and improve patient outcomes, we are committed to helping innovative healthcare IT companies accelerate their growth by accessing capital and forming strategic partnerships.

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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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