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The Cultra Wealth Management Group

William Blair Private Wealth Management

The team is dedicated to understanding you, your goals and the purpose of your capital to build sophisticated, customized solutions for your family. Through our collective technical expertise in investment management and strategic wealth planning, we build enduring relationships with multiple generations of family wealth. We serve successful entrepreneurs, business owners and high net worth families as well as foundations and endowments.

In 2019 and 2020, the Cultra Wealth Management Group was named a Top 50 Private Wealth Advisory Team by Barron's.1

Barron's features John Cultra and his investment philosophy in its June 5, 2020 edition.


1 The teams are ranked on a variety of factors, including their size and shape, the regulatory records and credentials of their members, and the resources they have at their disposal to serve their client bases

Quarterly Commentary

Tariff Volatility Comes Off the Boil

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A Differentiated Approach to Wealth Management

True strategic wealth management views each aspect of an investor's financial life as part of an integrated mosaic. Based on a thorough understanding of your financial objectives, we design and implement strategies that help you use your wealth to achieve the things you value most.

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About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets.

Thought Leadership

Understanding the Business Sale and Dividend Recapitalization Processes

What do family business owners need to know about their options for generating liquidity and managing the wealth created by liquidity events? Having a clear understanding of the process for completing a sale or a dividend recapitalization can help business owners accurately evaluate their options and fully capitalize on the opportunities they have created for themselves and their families. 

Risk: Understanding and Managing an Inevitable Part of Investing

Identifying the various types of risk that investors face can help you think strategically about how to manage risk in a way that aligns with your goals and objectives.

Thinking Strategically About Charitable Giving

Using charitable giving strategies to enhance the tax-efficiency of your donations plays a vital role in maximizing the impact of your gifts.

William Blair News

William Blair Adds Veteran Investment Banker Scott Paton to Financial Sponsors Team

Scott Paton joins a global team of 20 financial sponsor coverage and advisory professionals to continue their strong momentum and leadership in the private equity market.

Economics Weekly: What the Financial Markets Are Telling Us About the Elections

In this Economics Weekly, we look at the current betting odds from the bookies, futures contracts on expected volatility, and the recent performance of the equity market and its underlying sectors.

Unity Software Inc.: Initiation of Research Coverage

William Blair & Company initiated research coverage of Unity Software Inc. (U $99.11), the leading provider of low-code/no-code tools to develop interactive, real-time, and 3-D games.

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