Maarten Meurs

Managing Director, Financial Sponsors Group

About Mr. Meurs

Maarten Meurs is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Amsterdam office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2019. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Royal Bank of Scotland and ABN AMRO Bank.

Notable Transactions

  • Open Gate - acquisition of Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems
  • Ardena - sale to GHO Capital
  • Triton - acquisition of a majority stake in Unica
  • Volkerwessels - initial public offering
  • Telegraaf Media Groep - sale to Mediahuis and VPE
  • Ronesans - acquisition of Ballast Nedam
  • Royal Ten Cate - sale to consortium led by Gilde Buy Out
  • Attero - sale to Waterland
  • Dockwise - capital raise and sale stake 3i
  • Unibail - acquisition of Rodamco Europe


Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, MSc

Languages Spoken


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Financial Sponsors

William Blair's Financial Sponsors Group is focused on developing and institutionalizing relationships with leading private equity firms around the world. Many of these relationships have been developed for over two decades providing us with senior-level access and credibility with the key decision-makers at each private equity firm. With over 295 successful sales to financial sponsors since 2015, we have proprietary insights into each financial sponsor's unique investment criteria, approach, and behavior. Our team's highly-relevant experience with and relevance to the private equity community uniquely positions William Blair to deliver exceptional results for our M&A sell-side clients.

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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.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.