Services 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 services companies maximize the value of their businesses. Our clients turn to us for outstanding execution for their M&A advisory and capital-raising objectives.

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


Overhead view of someone working at a laptopM&A Interest in Corporate Training Grows as Skills Gap Widens - September 2018

Evolving trends in the workplace and the learning ecosystem are changing how companies invest in talent.

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Warehouse distributionTrends Driving Increased Consolidation in Specialty Distribution - September 2018

A strong economic backdrop and the need to respond to the threat posed by Amazon and other digital disrupters have led to an uptick in M&A activity among specialty distributors.

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comm-servCommercial Services - April 2018

Testing, inspection, and certification companies were the most active in 2017, while the engineering and construction vertical saw several transformative acquisitions.

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Construction in a cityFocus on Infrastructure Investment Drives Future Opportunity - April 2018

At the recent P3 Conference & Expo, the Trump administration’s push for a massive infrastructure spending plan sparked new conversations about infrastructure services opportunities and public-private partnerships playing a bigger role in the delivery of new projects.

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