William Blair & Company, an investment banking and asset management firm, has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, expanding its reach to Latin America.
With the addition of new office, William Blair’s investment banking group now has active local coverage in North America, Europe, Latin America, India, Japan, China, and Korea.
William Blair has appointed Marcos Marcos as head of the Sao Paulo office and who will report to Tim Carroll, William Blair’s head of Latin American investment banking.
Marcos, who has over 12 years of Latin American investment banking experience, will team with Juliano Medeiros and Andres Bethencourt.
William Blair global head of investment banking Brent Gledhill said that they see Brazil’s large and burgeoning economy as their gateway to Latin America. The region’s transaction landscape is rapidly expanding.