February 23, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces the sale of Skip Hop Holdings, Inc. (Skip Hop), a portfolio company of Fireman Capital Partners (FCP), to Carter’s, Inc. (Carter’s; NYSE: CRI). Skip Hop is a leading provider of branded products and accessories for parents, babies and kids worldwide. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Skip Hop. The transaction was led by Brent Spiller, Marshall Printy and Zach Ledwith of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

February 21, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it has hired a new senior professional in its Richmond office and has promoted 15 senior professionals from the firm’s Boston, Frankfurt, London, Cleveland, Richmond and San Francisco offices. The promotions expand the senior capabilities across several of the firm’s Industry Groups.

February 3, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announced that it advised Worldwide Express, LLC (Worldwide), a portfolio company of Quad-C Management Inc. (Quad-C), on its sale to Ridgemont Equity Partners (Ridgemont). Worldwide is a leading provider of third-party logistics services to small-to-medium-sized businesses. Harris Williams & Co.’s team included Jason Bass, Frank Mountcastle, Jeff Burkett, Jeff Kidd and Nick Petrick from the firm’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

February 3, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces the sale of Apache Industrial Services (Apache) to Quantum Capital (Quantum) and Apache’s simultaneous merger with Skyway Canada (Skyway). Skyway is a portfolio company of Quantum. Apache is a leading provider of multi-craft industrial services to the petrochemical, agricultural chemical, refinery, power generation, offshore energy and general industrial markets. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Apache, a portfolio company of MML Capital Partners (MML). The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White, Tiff Armstrong, Chris Burnham and Adam Daigle of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

February 2, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces the growth investment in  Veson Nautical Corporation (Veson) by Pamlico Capital (Pamlico). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Veson, a leading provider of commercial maritime software solutions that transform shipping data into a strategic advantage for shipowners, charterers, traders and operators. The investment was led by Jeff Bistrong, Tyler Dewing, Andy Leed and Scott Reinig of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group and Jason Bass of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

January 26, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces the sale of Smiths Interconnect’s power business, Power Distribution Inc. (PDI), a leading provider of customized power distribution and monitoring solutions for global networks and systems, to Dunes Point Capital, LLC (DPC). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to PDI, a division of Smiths Group, plc (LON: SMIN; Smiths Group). The transaction was led by Brian Lucas and Drew Spitzer of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group and Jay Hernandez, Mike Williams and Michael Gessner of the firm’s Industrials Group.

The Street
December 27, 2016

Derek Lewis, a managing director at Harris Williams & Co., speaks with The Street about the M&A landscape in the middle market for 2017 as being constructive and a continuation of recent transaction activity.

December 27, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces that it advised Ministry Brands, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, LLC (Genstar) and Providence Equity Partners’ Strategic Growth Fund (Providence), on an investment by Insight Venture Partners (Insight). Ministry Brands is a leading provider of cloud ERP and payments software to manage the operations of member-based organizations, including faith-based and educational institutions. The transaction was led by Jeff Bistrong, Mike Wilkins, Tyler Dewing, Priyanka Naithani, Andy Leed, Brooks Hopple and Scott Reinig of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

December 21, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces that Leeds Equity Partners, LLC, (Leeds) invested in Professional Science 360 Holdings, Inc. (Prosci) in partnership with the existing management team. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor to Prosci and Bow River Capital Partners (Bow River). The transaction was led by Derek Lewis and John Klim of Harris Williams & Co.’s Business Services Group and Mike Williams and Kyle Quearry of the firm’s Richmond office.

December 19, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the sale of Lakeview Health Systems, LLC (Lakeview), a leading Joint Commission accredited substance abuse treatment provider, to The Riverside Company (Riverside). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor to Lakeview, a portfolio company of Trinity Hunt Partners (Trinity Hunt). The transaction was led by Cheairs Porter, James Clark, Paul Hepper, Jacques Fu and Whitt Larkin of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

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