Laura Van Peenan is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. She joined William Blair's investment banking team in 1995. Prior to William Blair, she worked for Goldman Sachs & Co.
Chicago Public Media
University of Chicago Charter School
University of Chicago Women’s Board
HFS Chicago Scholars
- Rosetta Stone - initial public offering, joint book runner
- Employease - sale to ADP
- Standard Parking - follow-on offering, joint book runner
- Acquity Group - recap with 2020 Global Investments
- SilkRoad Technology - private placement with Foundation Capital, Azure Capital and other investors
Year William Blair was founded
Independent and employee-owned
Companies under coverage
As of June 30, 2023
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.