Gareth Down

Gareth Down, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Healthcare Services

About Dr. Down

Gareth Down is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s London office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2000. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Unilever, The Wellcome Trust, and Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

Notable Transactions

€360,000,000

Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH

has acquired

$410,000,000

has been acquired by

$180,022,500

Initial Public Offering

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has been acquired by

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a portfolio company of Hg

has been acquired by

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Healthcare Services

William Blair’s Healthcare Services team is a trusted partner to providers, suppliers, and solutions providers across the healthcare continuum. Our knowledge of emerging healthcare trends and the nuances of reimbursement models have allowed us to help clients access capital and form valuable strategic partnerships.

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Year William Blair was founded

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+1,800

Employees worldwide

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+136 billion

Client assets

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86 Years

Independent and employee-owned

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20+

Offices worldwide

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~700

Companies Under Coverage

As of September 30, 2021
*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

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