Paul Kim

Paul Kim

Director, Technology

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About Paul

Paul Kim is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s San Francisco office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2018. Prior to William Blair, he worked for KeyBanc Capital Markets (fka: Pacific Crest Securities), Wells Fargo Securities, and Ernst & Young.

Languages Spoken

English
Korean

Notable Transactions

$695,000,000

a portfolio company of Clairvest

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to AlsoEnergy, a portfolio company of Clairvest Group in connection with its pending sale to Stem, Inc. (NYSE: STEM).

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a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the lead financial advisor to Power Factors LLC, a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management, in connection with its pending acquisition by Vista Equity Partners.

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Not Disclosed

has received a strategic investment led by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to Assembly in connection with its strategic investment led by Advent International.

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$1,300,000,000

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to Sparta Systems, Inc. (Sparta), a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, in connection with its pending sale to Honeywell (NYSE: HON).

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$430,000,000

has been acquired by

$1,295,000,000

has been acquired by

Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Linux Academy in connection with its sale to A Cloud Guru (ACG). As part of this acquisition, Bain Capital Tech Opportunities has made a significant investment in ACG, alongside participation from existing investors Elephant, Summit Partners, and AirTree Ventures.

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a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital

has received an investment from

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to NetDocuments, a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., in connection with its investment from Cove Hill Partners, L.P.

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Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

$1,809,367,324

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to ConvergeOne Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVON), in connection with its pending sale to affiliates of CVC Capital Partners ("CVC").

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Technology

We have built the premier technology investment banking franchise by using our deep sector expertise and our relationships to connect innovative, high-growth companies with transformative sources of capital and strategic partnerships. By drawing on our knowledge of strategic roadmaps and investment trends across the technology ecosystem, we have helped companies in the most dynamic verticals accelerate their growth and unlock their potential.

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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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