Solange-Marie Velazquez

Solange-Marie Velazquez

Managing Director, Technology

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About Ms. Velazquez

Solange-Marie Velazquez is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. She originally joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 2012. Prior to William Blair, she worked for Genworth Financial (Formerly GE Financial).

Board Membership

Career Spring
STAAR

Community Involvement

Leadership Greater Chicago

Notable Transactions

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a portfolio company of Greenbriar Equity Group

has been acquired by

$886,578,286

Initial Public Offering

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a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and JMI Equity

has received a majority investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Businessolver, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and JMI Equity, in connection with its majority investment from Stone Point Capital.

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has merged with

$62,400,000

has received a growth equity investment

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has received a majority investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to PrismHR, a portfolio company of Summit Partners, in connection with its pending majority investment by Stone Point Capital LLC.

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Spireon, a portfolio company of Bertram Capital, in connection with its sale to Greenbriar Equity Group. The transaction was announced on October 11, 2018.

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has received an investment from

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has been recapitalized by

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to T2 Systems, a portfolio company of Pamlico Capital, in connection with its acquisition by Thoma Bravo. The transaction closed on September 28, 2016.

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Not Disclosed

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to OEConnection LLC, or OEC, a joint venture of Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), in connection with its majority investment from Providence Equity Partners.

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$130,000,000

has been acquired by

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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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