Investment Banking

Rigorous pursuit of your success. Every transaction. Every time.

Our investment bankers are 100 percent committed to your organization’s sustained success. By drawing on our deep industry and product experience as well as our dedicated global resources, we provide advisory and financing services that allow you to capitalize on today’s opportunities and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges.

While pet food has garnered the most attention, treats and supplements present the most compelling opportunities for investors and acquirers to tap into the pet industry’s strong growth trends.

William Blair announced that Ben Riback joined the firm’s growing Consumer and Retail investment banking team. Riback joins as a managing director based in the Chicago office and will be a leader in the food-and-beverage and agribusiness sector.

 
$340+ billion in
M&A transactions

Oct. 2016 - Sep. 2021

 
~30 countries
1000+ companies
$605+ billion in value

in completed transactions, Oct. 2016 - Sep. 2021