August 13, 2020 – Dallas, TX and Los Angeles, CA – Solganick & Co. has hired William Billeaud as a Managing Director to lead its Dallas office. He was previously at Glendale Capital Partners as a Managing Director where he advised on several software and tech-enabled services M&A transactions including working with several PE firms.
Aaron Solganick, CEO of Solganick & Co. said, “We’re excited to expand with the addition of William Billeaud as Managing Director. We’ve known him for years and welcome his experience, technology focus and global reach. In addition, he secures our footprint in Texas, a huge market for us. His global business advisory background extends our existing and new business relationships.” According to William Billeaud, “In business, it’s critical that your closest partners have both competence and high business integrity. They are very hard to find together, especially in leadership and under one roof. As Warren Buffet said, ‘The asset I most value, aside from health, is interesting, diverse, and long-standing friends.’ Aaron and I hit off when we first met. We share the same outlook and values on a personal level. In addition, Solganick & Co. are consistently ranked among the best performing lower middle market investment banks and understand the importance of data in our business. As a result, I am delighted to be able to join the team at Solganick & Co. It will be rewarding and a lot of fun.”
William Billeaud has 35 years of global, broad and diverse experience in Corporate Finance and M&A Advisory in both corporate and entrepreneurial settings. Bill bootstrapped, branded and built 3 global businesses with 100+ plus people and 90+ advisory, IT and corporate finance projects worth over $20 million EBITDA. He restructured a successful turnaround of 4 Private Equity portfolio companies, sold a pioneering $50 million ag business development in Latin America, and established operations in 43 countries within a year. Bill founded two technology startups and advised or served on the boards of many others. His enterprise customers and employers have included Wal-Mart, Delphi Automotive, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and Ericsson.
He holds an International MBA from Saint Louis University, a BA from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has post MBA Specializations in Data Science, Digital Marketing and Global Strategy Implementation from Johns Hopkins, UIUC, and Thunderbird School of Management. He currently serves as the President of the Board of Visitors for the Political Science Department at the University of Illinois.
About Solganick & Co.
Formed in 2009 by experienced investment banking professionals, Solganick & Co. is a data-driven independent investment bank and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm that provides specialized industry-focused expertise within the Software and Tech-Enabled Services industry sectors. Solganick & Co. offers strategic and financial advisory and relationships within the industry, a deep knowledge within these sectors, and a premium team of experienced investment banking professionals. Our team assists companies and owners in completing mergers, sales, divestitures, spin-offs and acquisitions that are strategically and/or financially beneficial to your firm’s business model and transaction goals. Solganick also performs valuations and provide corporate finance advisory services to our clients.
As a technology-focused investment banking firm, Solganick & Co. offers an in-depth understanding of each industry sector including macro and micro drivers that lead to a successful transaction. A high closing rate with industry-focused M&A transactions gives Solganick’s expert investment bankers an accurate depiction of current M&A trends and the present deal-making climate. Solganick provides mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory services to majority shareholders, CEO’s, company founders, board of directors, private equity, and family offices.
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