FOF/PE/VC  William Harris Investors

     Office Locations:

191 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-621-0590
Fax: 312-621-0984



  • Early
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    William Harris Investors (WHI) is a privately owned, Registered Investment Adviser that provides investment and wealth management services. Initially founded in 1976 by Irving B. Harris to manage his own family's capital, WHI has expanded its services and client base to include a select group of families, endowments, and foundations whose long-term financial and philosophical goals are well-aligned with those of the firm and its founding family. WHI's Alternatives Group invests client capital both directly and indirectly with a select number of outside investment funds, in order to access sectors, geographies, and strategies outside of traditional stocks, bonds and cash. These investments include, among others, hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, secondary funds, and hard asset funds.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Adam Langsam Senior Vice President
    John Cutler Hedge Fund Analyst and Client Services Manager
    Lauren Kelly Kurz Alternatives Investment Analyst
    Michael S. Resnick Executive Vice President


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