Vineet D'Souza

Vineet D'Souza

Managing Director, Corporate Advisory

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About Vineet

Vineet D'Souza is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2019. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Lazard and Citigroup.

Awards and Affiliations

Beta Gamma Sigma

Board Membership

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Notable Transactions


business and related assets of Zovio

have been acquired by

a portfolio company of Sumeru Equity Partners


has acquired

William Blair acted as a financial advisor to Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (Clearlake) in connection with its pending acquisition of Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) (Cornerstone).

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a business unit of ASGN, Inc.

has been acquired by


Follow-on Offering

Not Disclosed

has agreed to be acquired by


Follow-on Offering


has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the financial advisor to People Corporation (TSX Venture: PEO) in connection with its pending take-private sale to Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking.

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has acquired

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Corporate Advisory

Public companies turn to us for expert, objective guidance when evaluating major strategic decisions. As one of the world's most trusted and respected advisors, we have extensive experience working with highly sophisticated boards and special committees of premier companies to help them evaluate their strategic alternatives and identify the optimal paths for maximizing shareholder value.

Due to our independence and globally aligned structure we are able to provide conflict-free advice focused solely on shareholders’ interests and aligned with the company’s values and strategy. As a result, corporate boards count on us for unbiased advice and outstanding execution for the full range of acquisition and financing alternatives.

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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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As of March 31, 2022
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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