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Investments

35

Portfolio Exits

14

Funds

9

Service Providers

1

About William Blair Capital Partners

The firm provides venture capital for early-stage companies, growth equity for fast-growing companies, and leveraged equity for later-stage recapitalizations and management buyouts. Investments are typically targeted toward companies in the business and consumer services, healthcare, industrial growth, and technology areas. The firm is the private equity group of William Blair & Company.

William Blair Capital Partners Headquarter Location

222 West Adams Street Suite 3500

Chicago, Illinois, 60606,

United States

(312)236-1600

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William Blair Capital Partners Investments

35 Investments

William Blair Capital Partners has made 35 investments. Their latest investment was in Airpax as part of their Recap on May 5, 2004.

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William Blair Capital Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/20/2004

Recap

Airpax

$78.5M

Yes

1

2/6/2004

Recap

ABC Window

Yes

1

6/20/2000

Growth Equity

American Blinds & Wallpap

$26.5M

Yes

1

3/31/2000

Growth Equity - IV

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$99M

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10

2/7/2000

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

5/20/2004

2/6/2004

6/20/2000

3/31/2000

2/7/2000

Round

Recap

Recap

Growth Equity

Growth Equity - IV

Series A

Company

Airpax

ABC Window

American Blinds & Wallpap

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Amount

$78.5M

$26.5M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

William Blair Capital Partners Portfolio Exits

14 Portfolio Exits

William Blair Capital Partners has 14 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was LinksCorp on March 31, 2008.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/31/2008

Acquired

$99M

Undisclosed Investors

7/27/2007

Acq - Fin

$99M

1/24/2006

Take Private

$99M

12/24/2003

Asset Sale

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$99M

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0

2/1/1999

IPO

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$99M

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0

Date

3/31/2008

7/27/2007

1/24/2006

12/24/2003

2/1/1999

Exit

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Take Private

Asset Sale

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Undisclosed Investors

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Sources

0

0

William Blair Capital Partners Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

William Blair Capital Partners acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was Aquent on January 19, 2005.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/19/2005

$99M

Leveraged Buyout

1

12/1/1984

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$99M

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10

Date

1/19/2005

12/1/1984

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Leveraged Buyout

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Sources

1

10

William Blair Capital Partners Fund History

9 Fund Histories

William Blair Capital Partners has 9 funds, including William Blair Venture Partners VII LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/1/2001

William Blair Venture Partners VII LP

Late-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$403M

1

12/31/1998

William Blair Capital Partners VI LP

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$99M

10

12/31/1995

William Blair Capital Partners V LP

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$99M

10

12/31/1988

William Blair Venture Partners III LP

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$99M

10

12/31/1988

William Blair Leveraged Capital Fund LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

5/1/2001

12/31/1998

12/31/1995

12/31/1988

12/31/1988

Fund

William Blair Venture Partners VII LP

William Blair Capital Partners VI LP

William Blair Capital Partners V LP

William Blair Venture Partners III LP

William Blair Leveraged Capital Fund LP

Fund Type

Late-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$403M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

William Blair Capital Partners Service Providers

1 Service Provider

William Blair Capital Partners has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

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William Blair Capital Partners Team

17 Team Members

William Blair Capital Partners has 17 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, John Ettelson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

John Ettelson

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Christina Bresani

Managing Director

Current

Ellen Carnahan

Managing Director

Current

Kathleen M Johnston

Managing Director

Current

Brian Scullion

Managing Director

Current

Name

John Ettelson

Christina Bresani

Ellen Carnahan

Kathleen M Johnston

Brian Scullion

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer, President

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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