Raphael Grunschlag

Raphael Grunschlag

Managing Director, Technology

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About Raphael

Raphael Grunschlag is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s London office. He originally joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 2012. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Hambrecht & Quist.

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has agreed to acquire a
significant minority stake in

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to CVC Capital Partners in connection with its pending partnership with TOPdesk, a service management software provider.

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has been acquired by

a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Nuxeo, a portfolio company of Goldman Sachs Private Capital and Kennet Partners, in connection with its pending sale to Hyland Software, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo.

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and a minority stake in Graphnet Health

have been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

a portfolio company of KKR

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has been acquired by

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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 Wireless Logic Group and CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) in connection with its pending sale to Montagu Private Equity.

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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

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1,950+

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Client assets

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89 Years

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20+

Offices worldwide

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~650

Companies under coverage

As of December 31, 2023
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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