William Blair, a boutique with expertise in investment banking, has hired Derek Caracciola as a managing director on the private capital markets team.

Caracciola’s expertise centers on the origination, execution and syndication of institutional private capital raises. Caracciola joins the firm from Evercore, where he served as managing director, and has previously held roles at Barclays Investment Banking and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

“We are thrilled to welcome Derek, a veteran of providing private equity and structured debt capital raising solutions for corporate and financial sponsor clients, to our growing equity capital markets practice,” said Steve Maletzky, head of equity capital markets at William Blair. “Derek’s background in nuanced, sector-wide private capital financing will further enhance our private capital solutions team and ensure we continue to deliver our clients holistic advice and execution excellence.”