Patrick Gillin

Patrick Gillin

Director, Consumer & Retail

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About Patrick

Patrick Gillin is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2017. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Lazard.

Board Membership

The Drew Wynne Foundation

Notable Transactions

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has made a growth investment in

William Blair acted as the financial advisor to LightBay Capital in connection with its growth investment in Burton. Burton is a leading provider of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services.

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a portfolio company of Tenex Capital Management

has been acquired by

a portfolio company of Leonard Green and Berkshire Partners

William Blair acted as the lead financial advisor to AquaCentral, a portfolio company of Tenex Capital Management, in connection with its sale to Heritage Pool Supply Group.

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Home Brands Group Inc., the parent holding company of Re-Bath, a portfolio company of Webster Equity Partners and Sorenson Capital, in connection with its sale to TZP Group LLC.

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has been acquired by

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a portfolio company of Sterling Investment Partners

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the lead financial advisor to All My Sons, a portfolio company of Sterling Investment Partners, in connection with its sale to Golden Gate Capital.

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$1,643,000,000

a portfolio company of Sentinel Partners

has merged with

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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Consumer & Retail

Amid rapidly evolving consumer preferences and the proliferation of new brands and channels, our experience and relationships throughout the consumer and retail industry have allowed us to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients. Corporate boards, management teams, and business owners turn to us for execution excellence, sector expertise, deep relationships with strategic, financial, and family buyers, and creative public and private capital market solutions.

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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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