Drawing on our deep expertise and the strength of our relationships, William Blair’s Investment Banking practice has built a leading franchise helping companies maximize the value of their businesses. Our clients turn to us for outstanding execution for their M&A advisory and capital raising objectives.

60% of transactions involve repeat clients

On-going dialogue with industry leaders gives us differentiated access and real-time insight for how to position each client's unique value drivers and strategic importance.

50%+ of our senior bankers worked in their respective fields before joining the investment banking industry

The strength of our relationships with strategic and financial buyers, our global reach, and the depth of our sector knowledge have allowed us to deliver outstanding results for our clients.


The 2019 Greenwich Associates survey of small- and midcap portfolio managers ranked William Blair's equity research No. 1 for "first firm relationships," and "provide information and insights to generate alpha." William Blair's equity research coverage includes nearly 600 companies.