Tim Lynch

Tim Lynch

Director, Consumer & Retail

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About Tim

Tim Lynch is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2020. Prior to William Blair, he worked for J.P. Morgan, Inner Circle Sports, and Robert W. Baird.

Notable Transactions

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a portfolio company of NexPhase Capital

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to Popcornopolis, LLC, a portfolio company of NexPhase Capital, LP, in connection with its sale to Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. Popcornopolis is a leading manufacturer of premium-quality, ready-to-eat popcorn.

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a portfolio company of Summit Park

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as financial advisor to Fast Growing Trees, a portfolio company of Summit Park Partners, LP, in connection with its sale to Berkshire Partners.

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$532,000,000

a portfolio company of Freeman Spogli & Co

has been acquired by

William Blair served as financial advisor to Green Garden Products, a portfolio company of Freeman Spogli & Co., in connection with its pending sale to Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT, CENTA). Green Garden Products is the leading independent home gardening platform with a diverse portfolio of branded, consumable gardening products positioned for meaningful growth.

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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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