Consumer and retail investment banking at William Blair draws on the firm’s deep expertise and relationships throughout the sector to deliver objective advice and execution excellence. We have built a leading franchise helping consumer and retail companies maximize the value of their businesses. Our clients turn to us for outstanding execution for their M&A advisory and capital-raising objectives.

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Consumer and Retail Publication: Food for ThoughtFood for Thought - January 2020
M&A activity and capital-raising in food and beverage slowed in 2019 but remained at healthy levels. The proliferation of plant-based foods and private-label offerings as well as the untapped potential of e-commerce should continue to drive growth and dealmaking in 2020 across the industry.

Mirror on the side of a carE-commerce Revs Its Engine in the Automotive Aftermarket
As consumers become increasingly comfortable buying automotive parts online, companies across the aftermarket—from manufacturers to pure-play e-tailers—are positioning themselves to benefit from the growing importance of e-commerce.


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