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Jerry Darko

Director, Technology

About Mr. Darko

Jerry Darko is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s San Francisco office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2019. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Raymond James, Morgan Keegan, and The Gores Group.

Notable Transactions

  • Advantage Software - sale to Simpli.fi
  • Impact - investment from Providence Strategic Growth
  • SHIFT Media - sale to Marlin Equity Partners
  • AdThrive - sale to ZMC
  • Magento - sale to Adobe
  • FastSpring - sale to AKKR
  • CallRail - investment from Sageview Capital
  • Zenfolio - sale to Centre Lane Partners
  • Magento - investment from Hillhouse Capital
  • AdColony - sale to Opera Software

Education

University of Southern California, M.S.
Pepperdine University, M.B.A.
Macalester College, B.S.

 

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Technology

Technology investment banking at William Blair draws on the firm’s deep expertise and relationships throughout the sector to deliver objective advice and execution excellence. We have built a leading franchise helping technology companies maximize the value of their businesses. Our clients turn to us for outstanding execution for their M&A advisory and capital-raising objectives.

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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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