Baird is a leading, global middle-market M&A advisor. Our global network of investment banking professionals in the United States, Europe and Asia works in close partnership with clients’ senior management and boards of directors to evaluate fundamental strategic issues.

Expertise and Services

Our global team of bankers has substantial experience in advising public and privately owned businesses and private equity firms on a wide range of mergers and acquisitions transactions. We believe our knowledge of advising both buyers and sellers provides Baird with perspectives and insights that further strengthen our capabilities for middle-market companies. Senior members of our team are actively involved in each stage of the transaction process. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and relationships with corporate and private equity buyers around the world to achieve high-quality outcomes for our clients.

Our mergers and acquisitions services include:

  • Acquisitions
  • Corporate sales
  • Divestitures
  • Fairness opinions
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Mergers
  • Recapitalizations
  • Restructurings
  • Takeover defenses

Baird also advises special committees in evaluating offers proposed by management or outside buyers, supplying companies with crucial insights into the intricacies and complexities of a leveraged buyout.

For more information about Baird’s M&A services contact:

North America



Chris McMahon

David Silver

 Anthony Siu

Brian McDonagh



For more information about Baird’s Corporate Restructuring services, contact Bill Welnhofer.