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Harris Williams & Co. Advises Charlesbank Capital Partners in the Sale of Tecomet, Inc. to Genstar Capital

December 19, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it acted as a lead advisor to Charlesbank Capital Partners (Charlesbank) in the sale of Tecomet, Inc. (Tecomet), a precision manufacturer of complex components primarily for the medical device and aerospace & defense end markets, to Genstar Capital (Genstar).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises A&B Rail Services Ltd. on the Sale of a Majority Interest to a Group of Investors led by TorQuest Partners

December 12, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of a majority interest of A&B Rail Services Ltd. (A&B Rail), a provider of rail maintenance, construction and related services, to a group of investors led by TorQuest Partners (TorQuest), a leading Canadian-based manager of private equity funds. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to A&B Rail, a portfolio company of Fulcrum Capital Partners (Fulcrum).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Safety Technology Holdings, Inc. in its Sale to Golden Gate Capital

December 4, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Safety Technology Holdings, Inc. (STH), a leading provider of mission-critical test and measurement instrumentation solutions utilized to establish safety standards and improve design performance across automotive, aerospace, industrial and medical end markets, to Golden Gate Capital (Golden Gate).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to STH, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital (Wynnchurch).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Homecare Homebase, LLC on its Pending Sale to Hearst Corporation

December 2, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that Homecare Homebase, LLC (Homecare Homebase), a leading provider of hosted software solutions to the homecare and hospice end markets, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Hearst Corporation (Hearst). The closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises RTL-Westcan Group of Companies on its Sale to Kenan Advantage Group

November 20, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of RTL-Westcan Group of Companies (RTL-Westcan), a provider of specialized bulk transportation and logistics services, to strategic buyer Kenan Advantage Group (KAG).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as an advisor to RTL-Westcan, a portfolio company of TriWest Capital Partners (TriWest).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Caliber Collision Centers in its Sale to OMERS Private Equity

November 20, 2013

Harris Williams & Co. , a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Caliber Collision Centers (Caliber), an operating company owned by ONCAP, to OMERS Private Equity (OPE).  Harris Williams served as lead advisor on the transaction, which closed on November 20, 2013.  The transaction was led by Frank Mountcastle, Joe Conner and Jershon Jones from Harris Williams & Co.’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group along with Chris Williams, Chip Duggins and Jay Bee

Harris Williams & Co. Advises SunCrest Healthcare, Inc. in its Pending Sale to Almost Family, Inc.

November 5, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that SunCrest Healthcare, Inc. (SunCrest), a leading provider of home health services, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Almost Family, Inc. (Almost Family). Harris Williams & Co. is acting as the exclusive advisor to SunCrest. The transaction, expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013, is being led by James Clark, Corey Benjamin and Brian Lawson from Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises New Finder S.A. on the Cross-Border Sale of Finder S.p.A to the Pump Solutions Group of Dover Corporation

November 5, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Italy-based Finder S.p.A (Finder), a leading manufacturer of centrifugal, screw, vacuum and piston pumps, to the U.S.-based Pump Solutions Group (PSG), an operating company within Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV; Dover) for a purchase price of approximately $145 million. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to the seller, New Finder S.A., a portfolio company of FA Capital.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises H.I.G. Capital on the Merger of PMSI with Progressive Medical

October 22, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the merger of PMSI, a provider of specialty managed care services and products to the workers’ compensation industry, with Progressive Medical. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G.), the majority shareholder of PMSI, which realized its investment in PMSI as part of the transaction.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Travel Entertainment Group on its Sale to Global Eagle Entertainment Inc.

October 21, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of UK-based Travel Entertainment Group Equity Limited (TEG), a leading provider of entertainment solutions to the airline and cruise ship industries, to Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. in the U.S. (Global Eagle, NASDAQ: ENT). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to TEG, a portfolio company of Kester Capital LLP (Kester Capital).

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