William Blair pursues investment banking growth in Europe with New Tech managing director


CHICAGO & LONDON, October 12, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–William Blairthe world’s leading boutique specializing in investment banking, investment management and private wealth management, today announced the continued growth of its investment banking team in Europe with the addition of Dominique Emery. Emery joins as managing director based in the company’s London office, where he will advise clients in the technology sector.

“I am delighted to welcome Dom to our global investment banking team,” said Anu Sharma, Head of European Investment Banking at William Blair. “We have incredible momentum in Europe and we continue to build our advisory expertise in the region as we expand our global capabilities. Dom is a highly skilled and relationship-focused advisor within the technology ecosystem, and his addition marks the continued expansion of our investment banking capabilities and enhances the top-notch advice we provide to our clients.”

Emery draws on nearly two decades of transactional experience in all aspects of M&A and financial advisory, guiding public and private companies and strategic partners in their transaction activities. He focuses on corporate finance, providing sound strategic advice and prime contract advice for a range of founder-owned, private equity, growth capital and venture capital businesses, and has also acquired operational experience in many sectors.

“Dom joins our technology group at a time when our relationships, momentum and global position have never been stronger,” said Chris Lane and Pete Dalrymple, co-heads of technology investment banking at William Blair, in a joint statement. “Adding Dom to our team will further enhance our technology sector expertise and strengthen our global relationships, enabling us to better serve our clients with strategic advice that fuels growth and delivers exceptional stakeholder results.

He comes from Raymond James and has held positions at Investec, Close Brothers and Robson Rhodes. Emery received his BA with Honors from Durham University in England and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

“I am honored to join William Blair’s global technology investment banking team, a growing, innovative and highly skilled team with an exceptional culture and client-focused ethos,” said Emery. “The group’s track record of providing comprehensive transactional advisory services is highly respected by clients, strategic partners and industry leaders and I am very proud to join the team.”

Emery’s addition builds on the recent growth of the firm’s investment banking group in Europe, which earlier this year added five senior bankers across multiple industries. After a record year of impact for clients around the world in 2021, William Blair has advised in 2022 nearly 170 successful client results to date and was also named winner of the European Corporate Finance House of the Year 2022 award by Real Deals ‘Private Equity Awards.

About William Blair Investment Banking

William Blair’s investment banking group enables companies, financial sponsors and owners/entrepreneurs worldwide to achieve their growth, liquidity and funding goals. Leveraging the collective intellectual capital and deep industry expertise of a global team present in more than 20 cities across four continents, the investment banking group brings a disciplined and innovative approach to advisory projects to corporate boards. administration, mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt financing. From 2017 to 2021, the team has advised over $680 billion in completed transaction volume.

About William Blair

William Blair is the world’s leading boutique specializing in investment banking, investment management and private wealth management. We provide consulting services, strategies and solutions to meet the changing needs of our clients. As an independent, employee-owned company, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners and Poalim Capital Markets.

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