William Blair expanded its investment banking team with the addition of David Hatch. As a managing director on the supply chain and commercial services team, Hatch draws on a career spanning more than 15 years focused on clients across the supply chain services sector.
William Blair, a global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management and private wealth management, completed six senior hires in the firm’s equity sales, trading and research group.
William Blair continued its private capital advisory team growth with the addition of Jake Stuiver. Stuiver brings a decade of secondary advisory experience and has advised on more than $12 billion of LP-led secondaries.
John Kreger has been named director of research at William Blair for its sell-side equity research group. Kreger draws on nearly 30 years of experience in equity research.
William Blair named John Kreger as director of research of the firm’s sell-side equity research group. Kreger will oversee a team of research analysts responsible for coverage of more than 700 growth-oriented companies.
William Blair added Gage Alpert to the Private Capital Advisory investment banking practice. Alpert joins as a director in New York, where he will work with clients on secondary solutions and direct equity capital-raising.
William Blair added and Shane Dulabdas, Daniel Fiegenschuh, Alex Murrill, Manuel Sammut and Eric Sanschagrin to its investment banking group in Europe.
William Blair expanded its equity capital markets team with the addition of Derek Caracciola, who joined the New York office as a managing director on the company’s private capital markets team.
William Blair launched its private capital advisory practice. Mike Custar joined the firm as a managing director and head of private capital advisory in New York to lead the practice. Custer will be joined by Quinn Kolberg and a team of secondaries experts who will be responsible for GP-led secondaries.