Bill Johnson
Capital markets transactions are complex, and we play an important role leveling the information playing field between issuers and the market.

Bill Johnson

Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC US Equity Capital Markets, Managing Director

Independent capital markets advisor focused on growth financing. Inspired by entrepreneurs improving the world. Team builder. Proud dad.

Bill advises clients on evaluating financing alternatives and preparing for transactions to help deliver efficient execution. He has worked extensively with private and public companies globally on IPO, follow-on and equity-linked transactions as both an underwriter and independent advisor. Bill serves clients across sectors and has deep experience working with high-growth companies, particularly in the technology and life sciences sectors.

Prior to EY, Bill worked in various corporate finance and senior capital markets roles at investment banks including Barclays, and its predecessor Lehman Brothers, and Oppenheimer & Co.

Bill holds an MBA from UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business, and a BA from Northwestern University. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 79 licenses.

How Bill is building a better working world 

“Capital formation is a key strategic decision, but one where companies do not always have deep experience. We are able to provide independent perspective and advice as executives navigate the capital markets. Working with passionate entrepreneurs to efficiently fund transformative ideas is inspiring.”


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Ernst & Young Capital Advisors, LLC (EYCA) is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA providing sector-specific advice on M&A, debt capital markets, equity capital markets and capital restructuring transactions. It is an affiliate of Ernst & Young LLP serving clients in the US.

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