Daily News: April 10, 2015

William Blair Arranges Ingenio Facility

William Blair & Company acted as the exclusive debt arranger and advisor to Ingenio, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, for a senior facility. The transaction closed on March 20, 2015.

William Blair’s transaction team marketed Ingenio to a targeted group of potential lenders. This marketing effort led to competitive negotiations with multiple parties, resulting in favorable pricing and terms for Ingenio. William Blair committed a dedicated team of seasoned financing specialists to the engagement. The deal team worked closely with the company to analyze its financing options, prepare offering materials, market to prospective lenders, provide guidance regarding key deal elements, and negotiate the final terms of the transaction.

Ingenio was attracted to William Blair’s extensive experience within the e-commerce sector, as well as the firm’s strong relationships with potential capital providers to the technology sector.

Ingenio runs an online personal advice marketplace in North America.

San Francisco-based Alpine is a private equity firm.