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Harris Williams & Co. Advises Plano Molding Co. in its Sale to Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan

January 2, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Plano Molding Company (Plano), the premier supplier of outdoor sports storage systems, to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Teachers’).  Plano was a portfolio company of Tinicum Capital Partners (Tinicum).  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Plano.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Liquent, Inc., a Portfolio Company of Marlin Equity Partners, in its Sale to PAREXEL International Corporation

Harris Williams & Co. Continues Momentum in Healthcare IT

January 2, 2013

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Liquent, Inc. to PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ:PRXL).  Liquent is the leading provider of innovative software and professional services designed to support the regulatory information management processes of global life sciences companies.  Liquent was a portfolio company of Marlin Equity Partners (Marlin).  Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Ameriforge Group, Inc in its Sale to First Reserve Corporation

December 21, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Ameriforge Group, Inc (Ameriforge), a leading, vertically integrated manufacturer of highly engineered products, subassemblies and integrated systems for the oil and gas, midstream, downstream, power generation, aerospace, transportation and industrial markets, to First Reserve Corporation (First Reserve) and management.  Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises A&R Logistics, Inc. in its Sale to Mason Wells

December 21, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of A&R Logistics, Inc.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises DuBois Chemicals, Inc. in its Sale to Aurora Capital Group

December 20, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of DuBois Chemicals, Inc. (DuBois) to Aurora Capital Group (Aurora).  DuBois is a leading provider of customized chemical solutions for mission-critical business applications.  DuBois was a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (Riverside).  Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Garretson Resolution Group in its Recapitalization by Harvest Partners

December 20, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the recapitalization of Garretson Resolution Group (GRG), a rapidly growing provider of party-neutral outsourced medical lien resolution and complex settlement administration services, by Harvest Partners (Harvest) and the GRG management team.  GRG was a portfolio investment of Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C. (Pfingsten Partners).  Harris Williams & Co.

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 Milliman Care Guidelines LLC in its Sale to Strategic Buyer Hearst Corporation

M&A Trends in Healthcare IT Remain Strong

December 10, 2012

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Milliman Care Guidelines LLC (Care Guidelines), a leading provider of evidence-based clinical decision support software solutions to the healthcare industry, to Hearst Corporation (Hearst).  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 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.

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