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Harris Williams & Co. Advises New Finder S.A. on the pending sale of Finder S.p.A to the Pump Solutions Group of Dover Corporation

August 28, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that New Finder S.A. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Finder S.p.A (Finder), a leading manufacturer of centrifugal, screw, vacuum and piston pumps, to the Pump Solutions Group (PSG), an operating company within Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV; Dover).  Harris Williams & Co. is acting as the exclusive advisor to the seller, New Finder S.A, a portfolio company of FA Capital.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises CarePoint Partners, LLC in its Sale to BioScrip, Inc.

August 27, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of CarePoint Partners, LLC (CarePoint), a leading alternate site infusion therapy and specialty pharmacy provider, to strategic buyer BioScrip, Inc. (BioScrip) for $223 million. Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Pan Am Holdings, Inc. on its Sale to Japanese Strategic Buyer ANA Holdings, parent company of All Nippon Airways

Harris Williams & Co. Continues Momentum with Asian Strategic Buyers

August 22, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Pan Am Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including Pan Am International Flight Academy, Inc. (Pan Am), one of the largest independent providers of flight simulation and aviation training services in the world.  The company was acquired by ANA Holdings Inc. (ANA), parent company of All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd for $139.5 million.  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Pan Am, a portfolio company of American Capital, Ltd.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Gamo Outdoor, S.L. in its Sale to Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co.

Increasing Interest in International Cross-Border Acquisitions

August 6, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Gamo Outdoor, S.L. (Gamo), a Barcelona-based manufacturer of premium airguns, to Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. (BRS).  Gamo was a portfolio company of MCH Private Equity, S.L. (MCH).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as an advisor for Gamo management and shareholders.  The transaction closed on August 2, 2013 and was led by Thierry Monjauze from Harris Williams & Co.’s London office and Eric Logue from the firm’s Richmond office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises RepconStrickland Inc. in its Sale to EMCOR Group Inc.

July 29, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of RepconStrickland Inc. (RepconStrickland), a premier provider of recurring turnaround and specialty services to the North American refinery, petrochemical and other process industries, to strategic buyer EMCOR Group, Inc. (EMCOR; NYSE:EME) in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $455 million. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to RepconStrickland, a portfolio company of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC (ArcLight).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Water Pik, Inc. in its Sale to MidOcean Partners and Vulcan Capital

Harris Williams & Co. Continues Momentum with Branded Consumer Products

July 9, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Water Pik, Inc. (Water Pik), a leading innovator and marketer of oral health and replacement showerhead products, to MidOcean Partners (MidOcean) and Vulcan Capital.  Water Pik was a portfolio company of EG Capital Group, LLC (EG Capital) and The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG).  Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises United Pipe & Steel Corp. in its Sale to Morgenthaler Private Equity

June 18, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of United Pipe & Steel Corp. (United Pipe & Steel), a leading independent master distributor of pipe products, to Morgenthaler Private Equity (MPE).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to United Pipe & Steel.  The transaction closed on June 12, 2013 and was led by Bob Baltimore from the firm’s Business Services Group, along with Bill Roman, Jay Hernandez and Matt Volinsky from the firm’s Boston office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises RepconStrickland Inc. in its Pending Sale to EMCOR Group Inc.

June 17, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that RepconStrickland Inc. (RepconStrickland), a premier provider of recurring turnaround and specialty services to the North American refinery, petrochemical, and other process industries, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by strategic buyer EMCOR Group, Inc. (EMCOR; NYSE:EME) in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $455 million. Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Business and Legal Resources (BLR) in its Recapitalization

June 17, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that Business and Legal Resources (BLR), a portfolio company of Prairie Capital, L.P. (Prairie), has been recapitalized. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to BLR.  The transaction closed on June 14, 2013 and was led by John Arendale and John Klim along with Garin Arevian and Priyanka Naithani from the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd Opens German Office; Firm Appoints Jeffery Perkins as Head

International Expansion Continues as Harris Williams & Co. Grows Share in M&A Market

June 12, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank, has opened a new office in Germany as part of the firm’s continued international expansion.  The Frankfurt office is led by Managing Director Jeffery Perkins who, along with a team of seasoned professionals, has broad experience across many industries.  The new office, which will focus on M&A transactions across Europe, will strengthen the firm’s cross-border deal flow, its access to buyers across continental Europe and its ability to

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