William Blair’s investment banking group combines significant transaction experience, rich industry knowledge and deep relationships to deliver successful advisory and financing solutions to our global base of corporate clients. We serve both publicly traded and privately held companies, executing mergers and acquisitions, growth financing, financial restructuring and general advisory projects. This comprehensive suite of services allows us to be a long-term partner to our clients as they grow and evolve. From 2010-2014, the investment banking group completed more than 330 merger-and-acquisition transactions worth $73 billion in value, involving parties in 36 countries and five continents, was an underwriter on more than 20% of all US initial public offerings, and raised nearly $100 billion in public and private financing.