Ninety Five Percent of Business Leaders are Interested in M&A and are Optimistic on the Prospects for Their Businesses
October 9, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, releases proprietary M&A research conducted as part of an exclusive partnership with Inc., the only major media brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies. This is the third year Harris Williams & Co. and Inc. have partnered to conduct research among business leaders. The study, fielded by Inc. and Harris Williams & Co., surveyed more than 400 CEOs and senior business leaders of privately held, high growth companies, including those that have been recognized on the Inc. 5000 lists.

Bloomberg
October 13, 2016

Harris Williams & Co. partnered with Inc. to survey nearly 500 CEOs and business leaders. John Neuner, a managing director at Harris Williams & Co., spoke to Bloomberg about how mid-sized companies are becoming more open to selling their business.

Nearly 95% of Business Leaders are Interested in M&A and Timing is Underscored as a Key Consideration
October 13, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, releases proprietary research about M&A conducted as part of an exclusive partnership with Inc., the only major media brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies. This is the second year Harris Williams & Co. and Inc. have partnered to conduct research.

The Street
October 9, 2015

Sam Hendler, a managing director at Harris Williams & Co., discusses the healthy outlook for investment banks based on Harris Williams & Co.'s research study with nearly 700 leaders of privately held, high growth companies.

DealMarket
September 24, 2015

Harris Williams & Co.'s research survey found that buisness leaders have misconceptions about partnering with private equity when preparing for an exit.

The Wall Street Journal
September 23, 2015

Harris Williams & Co. and Inc. surveyed nearly 700 executives of privately held, midmarket companies and found that private equity isn't always the first choice when business leaders and executives consider selling their companies.

Research Reveals Excitement About Future Transactions and Positive Outlook for Near-Term M&A
September 23, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, releases proprietary research about M&A conducted as part of an exclusive partnership with Inc., the only major media brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies. The study, fielded by Inc. and Harris Williams & Co., surveyed nearly 700 CEOs and top executives of privately held, high growth companies that have been recognized on the Inc. 5000 lists. The research provides insight into middle market companies across a wide range of industries about near-term plans for M&A. The results show that about 81% of survey respondents are interested in M&A over the next three years. The majority of respondents, 52%, indicated that they anticipate to sell their business, but only 25% currently have a detailed exit strategy in place. Please click here to review the full white paper analyzing the research results, which is published on Harris Williams & Co.’s website.