William Blair has expanded its investment banking team with the addition of David Hatch as a managing director. Mr. Hatch has more than 15 years of experience in the supply chain services sector.
Mr. Hatch will be based in William Blair’s Charlotte office and becomes part of the firm’s supply chain and commercial services (SCCS) team. In his new position, Mr. Hatch will be active on both sell-side and buy-side transactions, equity and debt capital markets, private placements, and restructurings.
“Our SCCS team has tremendous momentum as a trusted advisor to innovative and market-leading companies worldwide,” said Jeff Burtelow, managing director and co-head of SCCS investment banking at William Blair. “Dave’s knowledge of the sector is a great complement to our existing team, and he is completely aligned with our client-focused culture.”
Mr. Hatch joins William Blair from Piper Sandler, where he spent more than nine years, most recently as a managing director. He has his undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from Duke University.
“I’m honored to join William Blair’s SCCS group, where I look forward to integrating my experience into the team’s work with a diverse cross-section of the industry,” said Mr. Hatch. “The firm’s reach in the sector, coupled with an unwavering commitment to the delivery of sophisticated advisory services for complex transactional activity, creates an incredibly specialized approach for clients.”
“We’re excited to welcome Dave to William Blair and add his senior-level expertise to our SCCS team,” said Derek Beres, managing director and co-head of SCCS investment banking at William Blair. “Dave’s addition to the team will enable us to reach even deeper into the sector’s ecosystem to identify comprehensive advisory solutions for our clients in the industry.”
William Blair is a global investment banking and asset management firm headquartered in Chicago. The independent and employee-owned firm has offices in 19 other cities, including London, New York, Shanghai, and Zurich.
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