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Harris Williams & Co. Advises Upstream Telecommunications and Software Systems S.A. on its Significant Investment from Actis Capital, LLP

April 22, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the significant investment in Upstream Telecommunications and Software Systems S.A. (Upstream), the leading emerging markets mobile monetisation company, by Actis Capital LLP (Actis). Harris Williams & Co. acted as an advisor to Upstream.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Profile Extrusion Company in its Sale to Highlander Partners, L.P.

April 15, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale by Profile Extrusion Company (Profile) of its full-service aluminum extrusion facility located in Rome, Georgia to Highlander Partners, L.P. (Highlander Partners). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Profile.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Focus Corporation in its Sale to WSP Global Inc.

April 11, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Focus Corporation (Focus), a 1,800 employee provider of multi-disciplinary engineering services in Western Canada principally to the oil and gas industry, to WSP Global Inc. (WSP; TSX:WSP) in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $366 million. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Focus, a portfolio company of KRG Capital Partners (KRG).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Windy City Wire Cable & Technology Products, LLC on its Management-Led Buyout

March 20, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that Windy City Wire Cable & Technology Products, LLC (WCW), the leading manufacturer and distributor of premium quality, low-voltage wire and cable, has completed a management buyout led by Rich Galgano, co-founder and CEO.  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to WCW, a portfolio company of Seidler Equity Partners.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Unitrans International Logistics in its Sale to Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.

March 18, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Unitrans International Logistics (Unitrans), an industry-leading international logistics provider, to strategic buyer Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (Roadrunner; NYSE:RRTS). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Unitrans, a portfolio company of Palm Beach Capital and Logisticap Partners.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises ICCNexergy, Inc. in its Sale to KRG Capital Partners

March 17, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of ICCNexergy, Inc. (ICCNexergy), a global leader in the design and manufacture of rechargeable power systems, from Inverness Graham Investments (Inverness Graham) to KRG Capital Partners (KRG). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to ICCNexergy.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Focus Corporation in its Pending Sale to WSP Global Inc.

March 12, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that Focus Corporation (Focus), a 1,700 employee provider of multi-disciplinary engineering services in Western Canada principally to the oil and gas industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by WSP Global Inc. (WSP; TSX:WSP) in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $366 million. Harris Williams & Co. is acting as the exclusive advisor to Focus, a portfolio company of KRG Capital Partners (KRG).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Port Logistics Group in its Sale to Endeavour Capital and Management

March 6, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Port Logistics Group (PLG), a leading provider of gateway logistics services, to Endeavour Capital. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to PLG, a portfolio company of Austin Ventures (AV).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises NESCO on its Sale to Energy Capital Partners

February 27, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announced that it acted as an advisor to NESCO on the sale of the business from Platinum Equity to Energy Capital Partners.  NESCO is a leading provider of fleet equipment rental, sales and services for the North American electrical transmission and distribution market.  The Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc. on its Pending Recapitalization Led by AEA Investors LP and Management

February 12, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc. (GMS), the largest independent distributor of wallboard, acoustical and other specialty building products in the U.S., has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a majority equity stake to AEA Investors LP (AEA).  The company’s current management and shareholders will continue to have a significant investment in GMS.  Harris Williams & Co. is acting as financial advisor to GMS.

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