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Vineet D'Souza

Director, Corporate Advisory

About Mr. D'Souza

Vineet D'Souza is a director for William Blair based in the firm’s Chicago office. He originally joined William Blair's investment banking team in 2019. Before joining William Blair, he worked for Lazard and Citigroup.

Awards and Affiliations

Beta Gamma Sigma

Notable Transactions

  • People Corporation – sale to Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking
  • Avon Rubber p.l.c. – acquisition of Team Wendy
  • Peabody Energy - acquisition of Shoal Creek Mine
  • Peabody Energy - Powder River Basin Joint Venture with Arch Coal
  • Peabody Energy - §363 Sale of stake in Dominion Terminal Associates
  • Owens Corning - acquisition of Paroc
  • Owens Corning - acquisition of Pittsburgh Corning
  • Ecolab - acquisition of Laboratoires ANIOS
  • AT&T - divestiture of Data Center Colocation, Managed Services and Applications
  • GTECH - acquisition of IGT

Education

University of Virginia - Darden Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.
University of Wisconsin - Madison, B.B.A.

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