The Bond Buyer Features William Blair’s Expansion

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A recent article by The Bond Buyer, “William Blair Makes Push into LA with De La Rosa Team,” outlines how William Blair’s debt investment banking team is expanding its national presence with hires in Chicago and by opening its second California office in Los Angeles. Tom Lanctot, head of William Blair’s Debt Capital Markets group, discussed the importance of expanding nationally and highlighted the opening of the Los Angeles office with a team led by Christopher Tota.

“The addition of a Los Angeles office is a very important strategic step as we develop our firm and build a more national platform,” Mr. Lanctot said in the article. “Chris and the team bring a high level of expertise and experience in distributing and trading municipal bonds to a wide spectrum of investors. Their successful track record and deep investor relationships will enhance William Blair’s California and national municipal bond distribution network.”

Regarding his joining the firm, Mr. Tota said, “William Blair had more to offer with its partnership structure. We also liked their reputation in the market and Tom’s vision for expanding the firm.”

View article

News Alerts

Stay connected to your favorite publications and news features.

Subscribe Now