07.04.2011 [Seeking Alpha] - Wal-Mart (WMT) picked up another downgrade, to Market Perform from William Blair, on top of the three downgrades to Neutral or Hold during February (Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan, UBS), and from Goldman Sachs in January.
01.04.2011 [Forbes (blog)] - The provider of application delivery controllers and other networking gear is getting slammed today, likely in part due to some bearish comments on the stock this morning from William Blair & Co. analyst Jason Ader.
12.04.2011 [PR Newswire (press release)] - William Blair & Company, LLC is acting as financial advisor, Winston & Strawn LLP is acting as legal advisor and Gunster is acting as Florida counsel to Coleman. Hyde Park Capital is acting as financial advisor and Hill, Ward & Henderson
16.04.2011 [BusinessWeek] - THE OPINION: William Blair & Co. analyst Chris Shutler initiated coverage of the two companies on Monday, giving the stocks an "Outperform" rating. In a research note on Thursday, Shutler said the companies are well positioned to capture a greater
21.04.2011 [Reuters] - William Blair analyst Jason Ader said Polycom seemed to be winning market share over Cisco, but declined to provide the specifics. Polycom said it saw soft sales to the public sector in the first quarter due to the US federal budget impasse
21.04.2011 [Marketwire (press release)] - William Blair & Company, LLC and BMO Capital Markets Corp. are acting as co-managers. This offering will be made solely by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained (when available) from: Morgan Stanley & Co.
21.04.2011 [Reuters] - Analysts were expecting a drop of 14 percent, according to William Blair analyst Brandon Dobell. The number of student joining for-profit colleges run by ITT and others are falling as they are under pressure from the US government to change the way
21.04.2011 [RTT News] - The joint bookrunners are Morgan Stanley, Barclays Capital and JP Morgan Securities. The offering's co-bookrunners are Piper Jaffray & Co., William Blair & Co. and Pacific Crest Securities. by RTT Staff Writer.
12.04.2011 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - William Blair called the report “fantastic” and added in several more superlatives. Still, investors weren't impressed and sold the stock down nearly 5% following the report. That would indicate that expectations have gotten pretty lofty.
01.04.2011 [Barron's (blog)] - Shares of F5 Networks (FFIV) are down $7.27, or 7%, at $95.30 after William Blair's Jason Ader this morning reiterated a Market Perform rating on the stock, arguing the Street's estimates will have to come down, as he expects the company
18.04.2011 [Digital Media Wire] - Stifel Nicolaus Weisel and Piper Jaffray will act as joint book-running managers for the offering, while Needham & Company and William Blair & Co. will act as co-managers. South San Francisco-based Envivio offers live and on-demand, multi-screen IP
20.04.2011 [Genomes Unzipped] - As the size of the NGS sequencing market grows, and an increasing number of NGS purchasers evaluate an expanding array of providers and technologies (see William Blair's Next-Generation Sequencing Survey), NGS companies are beginning to look beyond
12.04.2011 [Belfast Newsletter] - William Blair, from National Museums Northern Ireland, said some of the original fixtures and fittings from Titanic's sister ship, Olympic, will also be on view for the first time. The White Star Line collection – amounting to over 7000 items – was
18.04.2011 [China Analyst] - William Blair maintained Market Perform rating on China Shengda Packaging Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CPGI) yesterday. Roth Capital Partners suspended coverage of China Ritar Power Corp. (NASDAQ:CRTP). Goldman Sachs maintained Neutral rating and $37 price
20.04.2011 [Washington Post] - April 19 (Bloomberg) -- Anil Doradla, analyst at William Blair & Co., talks about the outlook for Research In Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet computer and the company's smartphones. Doradla talks with Matt Miller and Carol Massar on Bloomberg
15.04.2011 [Toronto Sun] - Following Thursday's Toronto Police Services Board meeting, Board vice chair and City Councillor Michael Thompson asked Chief William Blair to investigate comments passed on to him, which he said offended him, which he alleged may have been made by a
31.03.2011 [24/7 Wall St. (blog)] - Stifel Nicolaus Weisel is the sole book-runner, and co-managers are William Blair, JMP Securities, Pacific Crest, and Canaccord Genuity. These underwriters have a overallotment option of up to 707700 shares to cover overallotments.
06.04.2011 [TechCrunch] - Since launching last year, BranchIt has signed up over 20000 business users including Bell Aliant, Penske, Enterasys Networks, Freeman, and William Blair. The app also won Salesforce's AppQuest competition. The startup is also keeping BranchIt free for
05.04.2011 [Globes] - William Blair and Company, Oppenheimer and Co., Stifel Nicolaus Weisel and Roth Capital Partners are acting as co-managers. The offering is planned at $43.60 per share. SodaStream's share price was down 1.05% to $42.25 on nasdaq today, giving a market