Chu-An Lee

Chu-An Lee

Director, Consumer & Retail

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About Mr. Lee

Chu-An Lee is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair’s investment banking team in 2008. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Deutsche Bank, Protiviti, and Arthur Andersen.

Languages Spoken

Chinese (Mandarin)
English

Notable Transactions

$150,000,000

Private Placement

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has received a minority equity investment by

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Preferred Meals, a portfolio company of Swander Pace Capital, in connection with its sale to Elior Group (ENXTPA: ELIOR). The transaction closed on May 31, 2016.

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$185,000,000

has been acquired by

$450,000,000

has been acquired by

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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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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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