William Blair & Company

William Blair & Company ("William Blair") is American multinational independent investment bank and financial services company focusing on investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management.[3] The firm currently reports $17 billion of reportable assets and 1,700 open positions.[4]

William Blair & Company
TypePrivately held
IndustryFinancial services
FounderWilliam McCormick Blair
Headquarters150 North Riverside Plaza, ,
Area served
Key people
John Ettelson[1]
(President and CEO)
Jon Walter Zindel[1]
Brent Gledhill[1]
(Global Head of Investment Banking)
ProductsInvestment banking and wealth management
AUM$123 billion (December 2020)[2]
Number of employees

The firm, which opened in 1935, is independent and employee-owned, operating in more than 20 offices with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.[1] The firm has had five CEOs or managing partners, three of whom continue to work at the firm. John Ettelson, who has served as president and CEO since 2004, heads the firm's executive committee.

See also


  1. ^ a b c d "Company Overview of William Blair & Company, L.L.C." Bloomberg. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  2. ^ "About William Blair". William Blair. Retrieved 2021-02-07.
  3. ^ "William Blair profile". BrokerCheck. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  4. ^ "William Blair - Latest 13F Holdings". Fintel. Retrieved 2 September 2019.

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