Sean Huss

Sean Huss

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail

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About Mr. Huss

Sean Huss is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2011. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Goldman Sachs and Equinox.

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Community Involvement

Board Member, Girls on the Run Chicago

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William Blair acted as financial advisor to Marshall Retail Group, a portfolio company of Brentwood Associates, in connection with its pending acquisition by WH Smith PLC.

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Ranir LLC, a leading global self care company providing oral care products to consumers worldwide owned by the Kiphart family and Camden Partners, in connection with its pending sale to Perrigo Company plc.

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to OrthoLite, a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital, in connection with its pending sale to Trilantic North America. The transaction is expected to close in early August and builds on William Blair’s M&A franchise within branded consumer products.

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Consumer & Retail

Amid rapidly evolving consumer preferences and the proliferation of new brands and channels, our experience and relationships throughout the consumer and retail industry have allowed us to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients. Corporate boards, management teams, and business owners turn to us for execution excellence, sector expertise, deep relationships with strategic, financial, and family buyers, and creative public and private capital market solutions.

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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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87 Years

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As of June 30, 2022
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