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Harris Williams & Co. Advises Maxcess International Corporation in its Sale to Bertram Capital

January 14, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Maxcess International Corporation (Maxcess), a leading global provider of automation instrumentation solutions and systems utilized in complex continuous web-fed converting lines, to Bertram Capital (Bertram).  Maxcess is merging with Webex, Inc., a current portfolio company of Bertram, to create a premier global web handling solutions provider.  Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises aden + anais on its Recapitalization with Swander Pace Capital

January 8, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the recapitalization of aden + anais, a leading lifestyle brand within the infant and juvenile industry, by Swander Pace Capital. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to aden + anais, a portfolio company of Seidler Equity Partners III, LP.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Towne Park on the Sale of a Majority Interest to TA Associates

January 7, 2014

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 Towne Park, the nation’s premier provider of valet parking, parking management and hospitality services, to TA Associates.  Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Towne Park, a portfolio company of Camden Partners and HarbourVest Partners, LLC (HarbourVest).  The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore, Derek Lewis, Dave Kennedy, Marshall Croft and Trey Packard from the firm’s Richmond office.

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Electra Bicycle Company, LLC on its Sale to Trek Bicycle Corporation

January 6, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Electra Bicycle Company, LLC (Electra), the premier global designer and marketer of comfort bicycles, to Trek Bicycle Corporation (Trek). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Electra, a portfolio company of Caltius Equity Partners (Caltius).

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Henny Penny on its Acquistion of Wood Stone Corporation

January 6, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that Henny Penny, a global leader in foodservice equipment solutions and the inventor of the first commercial pressure fryer, has acquired Wood Stone Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of stone hearth cooking equipment. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Henny Penny.

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).

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