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Harris Williams & Co. Advises TA Associates on its Pending Acquisition of a Majority Interest in Access Technology Group

January 23, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that TA Associates is to acquire a majority interest in Access Technology Group (Access), a leading business management software company. Harris Williams & Co. is acting as the exclusive financial adviser to TA Associates. The pending transaction, which is expected to close by the end of January 2015, is being led by Thierry Monjauze and Jonathan Organ from Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group in London.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises TrialCard on its Investment from Excellere Partners

January 16, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces an investment in TrialCard Incorporated (TrialCard), a leading provider of patient access and adherence services to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry, from Excellere Partners (Excellere). The transaction was led by Derek LewisJames ClarkPaul Hepper and Taylor Morris of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office and Sam Hendler of the firm’s Boston office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Yellowstone Landscape Group, Inc. on its Sale to CIVC Partners

January 13, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Yellowstone Landscape Group Inc. (Yellowstone), a portfolio company of Gridiron Capital, LLC (Gridiron), to CIVC Partners (CIVC). Yellowstone is a leader in commercial landscaping services with clients across the southern U.S. The transaction, which closed on January 9, 2015, was led by John NeunerBrent Spiller and Chip Duggins from Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

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.

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