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Harris Williams & Co. Advises Logibec Inc. on its Pending Sale to GI Partners

December 19, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending sale of Logibec Inc. (Logibec), a portfolio company of OMERS Private Equity, to GI Partners. Logibec is a leading Canadian healthcare IT company. The pending transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015, is being led by Jeff BistrongSam Hendler and Dan Linsalata of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group and Bill Kayser of the firm’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Q Holding Company on its Sale to 3i

December 18, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Q Holding Company (Q), a portfolio company of Industrial Growth Partners, to London-based 3i Group plc (3i). The transaction, which closed on December 18, 2014, was led by John NeunerPatrick McNultyDarwin OlympiaPaul Hepper and Trey Packard of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Survey Sampling International, LLC on its Majority Investment from HGGC

December 16, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, served as financial advisor to Survey Sampling International, LLC (SSI) on a recently announced majority investment from middle market private equity firm HGGC. SSI is a leading provider of data solutions and technology for market researchers. The HGGC investment was done in partnership with Providence Equity Partners (Providence) and Sterling Investment Partners (Sterling), who have jointly owned the company since 2011. Harris Williams & Co.’s team was led by Mike WilkinsJeff BistrongTyler Dewing and Brennan Igoe of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.  

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Distribution International, Inc. on its Sale to Advent International

December 15, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Distribution International, Inc. (DI), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity and The CapStreet Group (CapStreet), to Advent International (Advent). DI is a leading distributor of mechanical insulation and related supplies. The transaction was led by Bob BaltimoreTim WebbChris WilliamsMarshall Croft and Taylor Morris of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Flogistix on its Sale to White Deer Energy

December 12, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Flogistix, LP (Flogistix), a portfolio company of Natural Gas Partners and NGP Energy Technology Partners (collectively NGP), to White Deer Energy (White Deer). Flogistix is a leading provider of technology-enabled production optimization equipment and services for the oil and gas industry. The transaction, which closed on December 12, was led by Brian LucasDrew SpitzerLuke SempleMatt White and Jay Beekman of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. on its Sale to Eastman Chemical Company

December 11, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. (CLC), an independent manufacturer, marketer and distributor of solar control window films and specialty films, has been acquired by Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman; NYSE:EMN).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to CLC, a portfolio company of Fenway Partners (Fenway) and Transportation Resource Partners (TRP).  The transaction, which closed on December 10, 2014, was led by Derek LewisJoe ConnerDarwin OlympiaKarl Kirkeby and Brandt Carr from Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises PSC on its Sale to Littlejohn & Co.

December 5, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of PSC Industrial Holdings Corp. (PSC, formerly Philip Services Corporation), a portfolio company of Lindsay Goldberg, LLC (Lindsay Goldberg), to Littlejohn & Co. (Littlejohn). PSC is a leading provider of industrial maintenance, cleaning and engineered services across the energy value chain. The transaction, which closed on December 5, 2014, was led by Andrew SpitzerTiff ArmstrongMatt WhiteChris Burnham and Ian Thomas of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy & Power (E&P) Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises PSSI on its Recapitalization Led by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.

December 3, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the completion of a recapitalization of Packers Holdings, LLC (PSSI) by Harvest Partners, LP (Harvest) and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (Leonard Green) in partnership with the company’s management team. PSSI is North America’s largest and only nationwide provider of critical outsourced cleaning and sanitation services to the food processing industry.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Encompass Home Health & Hospice on its Pending Sale to HealthSouth Corporation for $750 Million

November 24, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending sale of EHHI Holdings, Inc., which owns Encompass Home Health & Hospice (Encompass), to HealthSouth Corporation (HealthSouth) for $750 million. Encompass is among the nation’s leading providers of home health and hospice services and a portfolio company of Cressey & Co. (Cressey). The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions and expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014, is being led by Turner BredrupJames ClarkPaul Hepper and Nick Owens of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Cogent Healthcare on its Sale to Sound Physicians, a Leading Hospital Medicine and Post-Acute Care Organization

November 21, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Cogent Healthcare, Inc. (Cogent) to Sound Inpatient Physicians, Inc. (Sound Physicians). Cogent is a leading provider of outsourced hospitalist and intensivist services. The transaction, which closed on November 21, 2014, was led by James ClarkTurner BredrupWhit Knier and Brian Lawson of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

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