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 Capabilities
William Blair Investment Management at a Glance
ALL DATA AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2022
Total assets under management
Employees (2,134 firmwide)
Partners (240 firmwide)
Dedicated investment management analysts
Average industry experience for portfolio managers
How many of 77 portfolio managers and analysts are partners
Portfolio managers and analysts who have earned advanced degrees or are CFA charterholders
Who We Serve
We are committed to providing quality service to our clients.
Focused on Client Needs
We offer a number of investment vehicles to meet our clients’ needs.
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.
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
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.