Mark Brady

Mark Brady

Senior Director

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About Mark

Mark Brady joined William Blair in 1991 and was named partner in 1996. Mark has successfully completed over 150 acquisition and financing transactions with companies domiciled in over 20 different countries. Since April 2017, William Blair has completed 775 M&A transactions representing approximately $432 billion in value (as of March 31, 2022). Mark also serves on William Blair’s Fairness Opinion Committee.

Read Crain’s Chicago Business's Q&A with Mark Brady: William Blair's Banner Year and watch Mark in roundtable discussions with The Deal on the cross-border deal-making environment and how to make sure deals close.

Community Involvement

Mercy Home, Board member
Communities in Schools Chicago, Chairman

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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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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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