Mark Brune

Mark-Manuel Brune

Director, Industrial Growth Products

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About Mr. Brune

Mark-Manuel Brune is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Frankfurt office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2016. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Lincoln International, Canaccord Genuity (Hawkpoint), and Macquarie Group.

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Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to OpenGate Capital LLC in connection with the pending acquisition of Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems. Kongsberg is a part of Esko-Graphics BV, the packaging and print systems business of Danaher Corporation.

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European Flexible Packaging Assets

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Industrial Growth Products

High-growth companies, market leaders, and tech-enabled businesses across the industrial landscape count on our knowledge of sector trends and our relationships with leading strategic acquirers and financial sponsors to assist across a range of advisory and financial alternatives. We bring deep expertise into the global trends redefining industrial activity, such as connected buildings and machines (IoT), the development of innovative specialty materials, and production technologies and regulatory changes.

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