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Harris Williams & Co. Advises US LBM Holdings, LLC on its Recapitalization with Kelso & Company

August 25, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the recapitalization of US LBM Holdings, LLC (US LBM), a portfolio company of BlackEagle Partners (BlackEagle), with Kelso & Company (Kelso). BlackEagle and certain members of US LBM management will be investors alongside Kelso. US LBM is a premier building product material distribution business serving builders, remodelers and specialty contractors throughout the U.S. The transaction, which closed August 24, 2015, was led by Mike HoganRyan NelsonTim WebbMike Williams and Carl Menzel of Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises RSA Medical on its Pending Sale to Xerox

August 24, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending sale of RSA Medical (RSA), a leading outsourced provider of technology-based, health risk management services to payors, to Xerox (NYSE: XRX). Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to RSA, a portfolio company of Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company (BPOC). The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Cheairs PorterWhit Knier and Tyler Bradshaw of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Sam Hendler of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Osmose Utility Services, Inc. on its Sale to Kohlberg & Company, LLC

August 21, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Osmose Utility Services, Inc. (Osmose), a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), to Kohlberg & Company, LLC (Kohlberg). Osmose is a leading provider of repair and maintenance services for electric utility infrastructure. The transaction was led by Drew SpitzerBrian LucasTiff ArmstrongMatt WhiteIan Thomas and Neha Shah of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises AR Metallizing on its Sale to Asian Strategic Buyer Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.

August 7, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Belgium-based AR Metallizing to Japan-based Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. (Nissha). AR Metallizing is a leading provider of metallized packaging products. Harris Williams & Co. was the exclusive advisor to AR Metallizing, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Europe, an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. The cross-border transaction was led by Patrick McNultyDarwin OlympiaBrad Morrison and Brandt Carr of Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group in Richmond and Ben Lewis and Kunal Kalra of the firm’s Industrials Group in London.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises US LBM Holdings, LLC on its Pending Recapitalization with Kelso & Company

July 30, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending recapitalization of US LBM Holdings, LLC (US LBM), a portfolio company of BlackEagle Partners (BlackEagle), with Kelso & Company (Kelso). BlackEagle and certain members of US LBM management will be investors alongside Kelso. US LBM is a premier building product material distribution business serving builders, remodelers and specialty contractors throughout the U.S. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Mike HoganRyan NelsonTim WebbMike Williams and Carl Menzel of Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Promotes Four Senior Professionals

July 16, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it has promoted four senior professionals from the firm’s Richmond and San Francisco offices. Corey Benjamin, Whit Knier and Erik Szyndlar have been promoted to director and Nick Owens has been promoted to vice president. The promotions expand the senior capabilities across several of the firm’s Industry Groups.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Kadel’s Auto Body on its Sale to ABRA Auto Body & Glass

July 13, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Kadel’s Auto Body (Kadel’s), a portfolio company of KCB Private Equity (KCB), to ABRA Auto Body & Glass (ABRA), a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman (H&F). Kadel’s is a leading provider of auto body repair services in the Pacific Northwest. The transaction was led by Joe Conner of Harris Williams & Co.’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Ryan BudlongMatt Conaty and Zach England of the firm’s Consumer Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises IS Group BV on its Sale to Strategic Buyer Koninklijke KPN NV

July 6, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of IS Group BV (IS Group), a premier cloud computing and IT services provider, on its sale to strategic buyer Koninklijke KPN NV (KPN). The transaction was led by Thierry MonjauzeJonathan Organ and Sylvain Noblet of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises TIDI Products on its Sale to RoundTable Healthcare Partners

July 6, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of TIDI Products, LLC (TIDI) a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney Capital Partners (J.H. Whitney) to RoundTable Healthcare Partners (RoundTable). TIDI is a premier designer, developer and manufacturer of innovative medical devices focused on supporting caregivers and preventing infections across the alternate site, acute care and dental end markets.  The transaction was led by James ClarkGeoff Smith and Bill Kayser of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Brooks Hopple of the firm’s Boston office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Kadel’s Auto Body on its Pending Sale to ABRA Auto Body & Glass

June 26, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending sale of Kadel’s Auto Body (Kadel’s), a portfolio company of KCB Private Equity (KCB), to ABRA Auto Body & Glass (ABRA), a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman (H&F). Kadel’s is a leading provider of auto body repair services in the Pacific Northwest. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Joe Conner of Harris Williams & Co.’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Ryan BudlongMatt Conaty and Zach England of the firm’s Consumer Group.

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