Who We Are

Dedicated to Building Enduring Relationships

William Blair is committed to building enduring relationships with our clients. We work closely with private and public pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, and financial advisors.

We are 100% active-employee-owned with broad-based ownership.

Our investment teams are solely focused on active management and employ disciplined, analytical research processes across a wide range of strategies, including U.S. equity, non-U.S. equity, and emerging markets debt.

William Blair is based in Chicago and has global resources that provide expertise and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs.

William Blair Investment Management at a Glance

ALL DATA AS OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

$52.2 billion

Total assets under management

335

Employees (2,104 firmwide)

53

Partners (243 firmwide)

102

Investment professionals

30

Portfolio managers

47

Dedicated investment management analysts

24 years

Average industry experience for portfolio managers

33

How many of 77 portfolio managers and analysts are partners

96%

Portfolio managers and analysts who have earned advanced degrees or are CFA charterholders

OUR CLIENTS

Who We Serve

We are committed to providing quality service to our clients.

  • Consultants
  • Foundations and Endowments
  • Private and Public Pension Funds
  • Insurance Companies
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Corporations
  • Healthcare
  • Taft-Hartley Funds
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Advisors

OUR VEHICLES

Focused on Client Needs

We offer a number of investment vehicles to meet our clients’ needs.

  • Separate Accounts
  • Collective Investment Trusts
  • Mutual Funds
  • SICAV Funds

OUR STRATEGIES

Committed to Active Management

Our investment teams are solely focused on active management and employ disciplined, analytical research processes across a wide range of strategies.

  • U.S. Growth and Core Equity
  • U.S. Value Equity
  • Global Equity
  • Emerging Markets Debt

A Recognized Workplace

William Blair Named a 2022 Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune

William Blair Earns Top Workplaces in Financial Services Award

Benefits Canada Magazine Recognizes William Blair Among Fastest Growing Money Managers

Stephanie Braming Named a Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance

William Blair Investment Management Named a Best Place to Work In Money Management

Stephanie Braming Named a Most Powerful Woman in Finance by American Banker

Create an
Enduring Partnership

Our active ownership culture creates long-term client relationships by aligning with your interests and helping you achieve successful investment outcomes. Contact us to learn how we can partner with you.

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