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Daniel Hill, CFA

Global Research Analyst

Daniel Hill, CFA, is a global equity research analyst at William Blair Investment Management. He covers large-cap financial companies and real estate. Daniel was previously a small-cap financials analyst, global generalist research analyst and an international and global research associate supporting the global financial team under the guidance of research analysts. He joined William Blair in 2005 as an investment accountant. Daniel is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago. He received a B.S. in finance from the University of Nebraska and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

More Competition for Merchant Acquirers

More Competition for Merchant Acquirers

Merchant acquirers—the initial gatekeepers in a digital transaction—present compelling investment opportunities. They are part of an industry that offers access to a truly enormous addressable market across the world, and varying global penetration creates...

Follow the Money in Digital Payments

Follow the Money in Digital Payments

Although digital payment transactions take only seconds to complete, there are different layers and numerous players interacting behind the scenes that make that phenomenon possible. To appreciate the investment opportunities in this space, it is important to...

Disruption and Growth in Digital Payments

Disruption and Growth in Digital Payments

The digital payments industry offers access to a truly enormous addressable market across the world, and varying penetration across regions and countries creates opportunities for active managers. But disruption is always a consideration when analyzing an industry,...

5 Factors Driving Digital Payments Growth

5 Factors Driving Digital Payments Growth

While we sometimes find compelling investment opportunities in obscure corners of the market, we also discover them by looking closely at something that is an integral part of our everyday lives. Such is the case with the global digital payments industry, the...

Why We Find Digital Payments Compelling

Why We Find Digital Payments Compelling

As a consumer, you may not spend much time thinking about the series of connections and interactions that take place within a few seconds after you swipe your credit card, click “complete purchase” on a screen, or tap your smartphone on a sensor. But what goes on...

Data Science in Action: Financial Services

Data Science in Action: Financial Services

Financial institutions and large retailers are using data science to drive improvements across the business, from regulatory compliance to the customer experience. Large banks are especially well-positioned to leverage these techniques because they have access to vast...

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