William Blair added David Hatch to its investment banking team focused on supply chain and commercial services (SCCS).
Based in Charlotte, Hatch joins as managing director and brings more than a decade of experience that includes work on sell-side and buy-side M&A, equity and debt capital markets, private placements and restructurings.
Hatch joins from Piper Sandler, where he served as managing director. Prior to that he was with Edgeview Partners and began his career at William Blair.
“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.”
From 2017 to 2021, William Blair has advised on more than $680 billion in completed transaction volume.
Hatch draws on a deep relationship network, positioning clients within the transportation and logistics and broader supply chain sectors with private equity, institutional, and other strategic investors.
“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 Hatch. “The firm’s reach in the sector, coupled with an unwavering commitment to delivery of sophisticated advisory services for complex transactional activity, creates an incredibly specialized approach for clients.