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Bill Harrison

  • Head of Consumer Investment Banking
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Bill Harrison is a Managing Director and Head of Consumer Investment Banking.

Bill spent the majority of his career as an officer focused on M&A in the Consumer Groups at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette and then Credit Suisse following CS's acquisition of DLJ. At DLJ, Bill worked with Jack Maier, Capstone's Head of Investment Banking, where Bill's consumer industry expertise helped contribute to DLJ's leadership on Wall Street for its M&A sell-side advisory practice. 

Prior to joining DLJ, Bill worked for Bob Colman, the founding partner of the San Francisco based investment bank Robertson Colman & Stephens. 


University of Southern California - MBA - Finance, Entrepreneurship

Northeastern University - BS - Engineering

Registrations & Affiliations

FINRA - Series 7 & 63 Registered General Securities Representative

FINRA - Series 79 Registered Investment Banking Representative

Industry Coverage

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