Bill founded Presidio’s Software, Internet and Technology banking practice in 2003 and has more than 25 years of investment banking experience. Bill has worked on more than 150 transactions and has been the lead advisor on 70 sell-side M&A deals, recapitalizations, and growth capital raises generating over $7 billion in transaction proceeds for clients.
Bill has been a trusted advisor and tenacious advocate for companies in industries ranging from food and manufacturing to communications and software and from entrepreneur led and family owned businesses to multi-national corporations. Since focusing on software, technology and the internet in the late 1990’s, Bill has led transactions for numerous business with a focus on high growth, high margin software, internet, technology, and SaaS companies. Notable recent transactions include: the sale of Vin Solutions to AutoTrader.com, the sale of ReverseRisk to Reynolds & Reynolds, the sale of BZ Results to ADP, the sale of ClickMotive to Dealertrack, the sale of TitleTec to Solera, the divestiture of NetworkCar to Apollo Global & Hughes Telematics, the recapitalization of Lifeline Screening by Polaris Partners, the recapitalization of KPA by CIVC Partners, the recapitalization of Astonish by Serent Capital, and the recapitalization of AutoAlert by HGGC.
Prior to Presidio, Bill worked in New York, Chicago, Paris & San Francisco for investment banks including Bank of America, Robertson Stephens, Montgomery Securities, and First Chicago JP Morgan. Bill received a B.A. from the University of Colorado and his MBA from the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago. Bill has served on the boards of several non profit organizations and is currently a director of Deringer-Ney. In his free time, Bill focuses on his three growing kids and is an avid skier, board sailor, golfer, and tennis player.