Spencer Crawford

Spencer Crawford

Managing Director, Financial Sponsors Group

About Mr. Crawford

Spencer Crawford is a managing director for William Blair based in the firm’s San Francisco office. He joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2014. Prior to William Blair, he worked for Robert W. Baird & Co. and J.P. Morgan.

Notable Transactions

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$1,295,000,000

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William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to MDSL, a portfolio company of Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP), in connection with its pending sale to Oak Hill Capital Partners and planned merger with Calero Software.

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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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has received a strategic investment from

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Procare Software, a portfolio company of TA Associates, in connection with its strategic investment from Warburg Pincus.

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$155,000,000

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Velocity Solutions Inc., in connection with its sale to H.I.G. Capital. This transaction closed on December 1, 2017, and represents William Blair’s 12th financial technology M&A transaction in 2017.

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$550,000,000

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Paymetric, Inc., a Francisco Partners portfolio company, in connection with its pending sale to Vantiv, Inc. The transaction was signed on April 20, 2017, and exemplifies William Blair’s continued market leadership in the financial technology sector.

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$195,000,000

has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to Sterling Payment Technologies, LLC in connection with its sale to EVO Payments International. The transaction was announced and completed on January 4, 2017, and exemplifies William Blair’s continued market leadership in the financial technology sector.

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has been acquired by

William Blair acted as exclusive financial advisor to T2 Systems, a portfolio company of Pamlico Capital, in connection with its acquisition by Thoma Bravo. The transaction closed on September 28, 2016.

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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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+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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