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4.1 of 5 stars (220 Ratings)

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1 Star (2)
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Investment banking platform of the future - the premier global investment banking boutique

5.0 of 5 stars

Partner/Principal in Corporate Finance | San Francisco, CA | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Unlimited opportunity

Comments

Great platform, high energy, prestigious brand, no roof on opportunity, winning awesome market share, tremendous momentum

The best move of my life was to leave my previous investment banking firm to join Blair.

4.9 of 5 stars

Partner/Principal in Corporate Finance | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Momentum and great culture

Downers

I honestly don't have any comments

Comments

Culture, culture, culture. Great opportunity to advance with a strong team orientation.

cannot be happier

4.8 of 5 stars

Partner/Principal in Corporate Finance | Boston, MA | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The culture and opportunity. The people are great and the firm is on fire.

Downers

it's banking....hours

Comments

It's a phenomenal firm with challenging work and an excellent culture. People who join rarely leave and tenure is 15yrs +...it's a testament to the firm.

The best place to start your career if you're committed to excellence and want to become a phenomenal investment banker

5.0 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Corporate Finance | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Great culture, promote top performers fast, well paid

Downers

Partnership structure keeps older bankers around which makes change tough, but change is coming

Executive in Corporate Finance

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people, the culture, the growth, and all cash pay.

Could not think of a better place to work in investment banking; the people are awesome here

4.9 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

- Collaborative, entrepreniual, meritocratic culture with awesome people and opportunities for meaningful, rewarding client interaction

Downers

Adminstrative assistants are not particularly strong

Comments

The best bank in Chicago to start your career with a growing and highly talented team

Incredible growth experience at William Blair

4.8 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The culture of this bank is definitely the best aspect of the job

Downers

Hours

Comments

If you are interested in a team oriented culture and challenging business career its hard to imagine a better place than William Blair.

Exceptional -- better than I could have imagined

4.9 of 5 stars

Partner/Principal in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Colleagues, great deals, great client interaction

Downers

Unpredictability

Executive in Corporate Finance

4.9 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

great culture, great projects, great comp

Downers

nothing comes to mind

Fantastic experience; great people; great pay; long hours

4.6 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Mergers & Acquisitions | Chicago, IL | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

High level of responsibility

Downers

Long hours

Comments

The people at Blair are great to work with. Genuinely nice people who take the time to mentor and coach the analysts and help them develop into great bankers

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