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Bill Farmer

Bill Farmer

Managing Director

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services


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Bill joined Stifel in May 2019 with over 25 years of investment banking experience and currently leads the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services investment banking practice at Stifel. Bill has successfully managed more than 100 transactions valued at over $10 billion, including fairness opinions, mergers and acquisitions, IPO’s and, placements of high-yield debt.

In 2013, Bill founded Twelve Rolling Capital, a Maryland-based investment banking firm specializing in the Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Government Services and Engineering services sectors. In 2016, Teneo Capital acquired Twelve Rolling Capital became part of TeneoCapital.

Previously, Bill served as Managing Director and Co-Head of the Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking Group of Lazard.

Prior to joining Lazard, Bill was Co-President of Jefferies Quarterdeck, the Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking Group at Jefferies & Co. He also served as Head of Jefferies’ Government IT and Technical Services Group, and was a member of the firm’s Investment Banking Operating Committee (IBOC).

Prior to Jefferies, Bill was the CFO of a government contractor focused on supplying advanced technology to the defense community; he also held various senior-level finance positions within Computer Sciences Corporation and SAIC.

Bill has a B.A. in Economics/Political Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and completed Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School Strategic Financial Planning certificate program.