John Ivey

John Ivey

Managing Director, Technology

About Mr. Ivey

John Ivey is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Boston office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2015. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Tully & Holland and the U.S. Navy.

Community Involvement

Your Grateful Nation
Special Operators Transition Foundation
The Honor Foundation

Awards and Affiliations

The Deal - 2018 Deal of the Year, Trimble Acquisition of e-Builder

Notable Transactions

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has received a strategic growth investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to LINQ, a portfolio company of Banneker Partners, in connection with its investment from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.

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a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo

has received a strategic growth investment from

$400,000,000

a portfolio company of Alpine Investors

has received a strategic growth investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Paradigm, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, in connection with its pending strategic growth investment by Francisco Partners.

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has received a significant investment from

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has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

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a portfolio company of Quilvest Capital Partners

has been acquired by

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Litera Microsystems, a portfolio company of K1 Investment Management, in connection with its pending sale to HgCapital.

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Lightspeed Systems in connection with its pending strategic growth investment from Madison Dearborn Partners. The transaction was announced on March 28, 2019.

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has received a majority investment from

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a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners

has received a strategic investment from

William Blair acted as financial advisor to EagleView, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, in connection with its pending strategic investment from Clearlake Capital. The transaction was announced on June 27, 2018.

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$500,000,000

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to e-Builder, in connection with its sale to Trimble. The transaction closed on February 2, 2018.

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Technology

We have built the premier technology investment banking franchise by using our deep sector expertise and our relationships to connect innovative, high-growth companies with transformative sources of capital and strategic partnerships. By drawing on our knowledge of strategic roadmaps and investment trends across the technology ecosystem, we have helped companies in the most dynamic verticals accelerate their growth and unlock their potential.

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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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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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