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Harris Williams & Co. Advises Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc. in its Sale to Novacap Industries

December 10, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc. (Pipp), a leading provider of backroom management solutions in the U.S. retail industry, to Novacap Industries (Novacap).  Pipp was previously a portfolio company of a private equity fund managed by Prospect Partners, LLC.  Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises on the Merger of Omega Environmental Technologies with Global Parts Distributors and Santech Industries

December 5, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the merger of Omega Environmental Technologies (Omega) with Global Parts Distributors (GPD) and Santech Industries (Santech), which were both previously owned by Global Temperature Control, LLC (GTC).  GTC, a leading national distributor of automotive aftermarket air conditioning components, was a portfolio company of Owner Resource Group (ORG).  River Associates Investments, LLC (River Associates) is the majority shareholder of Omega and ORG will be a minority

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Cimarron Energy Inc. in its Sale to Curtiss-Wright Corporation

November 26, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Cimarron Energy Inc. (Cimarron), a leading manufacturer of energy production, processing and environmental solutions to the U.S. oil and gas industry, to strategic buyer Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) for approximately $135 million. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Cimarron, a portfolio company of Linx Partners, LLC (Linx).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises National Pen Company LLC in its Sale to Lincolnshire Management

Second Direct Marketing Transaction Completed by Harris Williams & Co. in Six Weeks

November 26, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of National Pen Company LLC (National Pen), the leading global provider of direct mail promotional pens and other products, to Lincolnshire Management (Lincolnshire).  National Pen was a portfolio company of Berwind Corporation (Berwind).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to National Pen.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Hilex Poly in its Sale to Wind Point Partners

November 1, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Hilex Poly (Hilex) to Wind Point Partners (Wind Point).  Hilex is the nation’s leading manufacturer of plastic bag and film products and operates the largest closed-loop plastic bag recycling facility in the United States.  The seller was TPG Growth which had acquired the company in 2009.  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Hilex.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Centerplate in its Sale to Olympus Partners

October 18, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Centerplate, Inc. (Centerplate), the leading provider of event hospitality services to North America’s premier sports facilities, convention centers and entertainment venues, to an investment group led by Olympus Partners (Olympus).  Centerplate was a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. (Kohlberg).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Centerplate.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Gulf Coast Machine & Supply Company in its Sale to Altus Capital Partners

October 16, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Gulf Coast Machine & Supply Company (Gulfco), a leading manufacturer of forgings for use in energy and general industrial end markets, to Altus Capital Partners (Altus).  Gulfco was a portfolio company of Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Gulfco.  The transaction closed on October 12, 2012 and was led by Jeremy Eberlein and Jason Klinghoffer.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Asset Marketing Services in its Recapitalization

October 15, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the recapitalization of Asset Marketing Services (AMS), a leading multi-channel direct marketer of high-value collectible coins and proprietary branded jewelry and watches.  AMS is a portfolio company of Stone Arch Capital (Stone Arch).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to AMS.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Gentle Dental in its Sale to Linden LLC

October 9, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Northwestern Management Services, LLC (NMS) doing business as Gentle Dental (Gentle Dental), a leader in the dental service organization (DSO) industry, to Linden Capital Partners (Linden). Gentle Dental was a portfolio company of The Beekman Group, LLC (TBG). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Gentle Dental. The transaction closed on October 5, 2012 and was led by James Clark, Geoff Smith and David Allebach.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises JV Industrial Companies, Ltd. in its Sale to Strategic Buyer Zachry Holdings, Inc.

M&A Activity in the Industrial Services Sector is on the Rise

October 4, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of JV Industrial Companies, Ltd. (JVIC), a turnkey industrial services company that provides turnaround, maintenance, repair and related facility requirements solutions, to Zachry Holdings, Inc.  JVIC was a portfolio company of The Stephens Group, LLC.  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to JVIC.

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