William Blair, a global investment banking and asset management firm, celebrated the opening of its expanded office space in Atlanta with clients on February 9.
The new office, located in Atlanta’s Peachtree financial district, serves the firm’s private wealth management business in the Southeast. William Blair also has a long history of serving asset management and investment banking clients in the region.
“Our Atlanta office underscores the growth of William Blair’s financial services in recent years,” said , head of William Blair’s Private Client Advisors group. “The new, bigger office provides our clients and colleagues a state-of-art space to collaborate on investment strategies and planning. The company’s focus in the Southeast and Atlanta is on high-net-worth individuals and families, business owners, foundations and endowments.”
William Blair, founded in 1935 in Chicago, is a global provider of financial services with $80 billion in client assets as of December 31, 2016. It was named one of the top 40 wealth management firms by Barron’s magazine in 2016.*
The firm has expanded its private wealth services in the United States over the past two years, opening offices in Atlanta in 2016 and Boston in 2015. William Blair has offices in 18 cities across four continents.
*Ranked by AUM in accounts of $5 million or more as March 31, 2016.