May 22, 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 Petmate, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, to Olympus Partners (Olympus). Petmate is a leading innovator, marketer and manufacturer of a wide range of pet products to a diverse base of retail partners. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Petmate and the transaction was led by John Neuner, Ryan Budlong, Zach England and Taylor Marsh of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

May 22, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces its exclusive advisory role in the sale of Pie Squared Holdings LLC, parent company of PizzaRev LLC (PizzaRev), to a subsidiary of Cleveland Avenue LLC (Cleveland Avenue). This transaction for PizzaRev, a leading fast-casual concept, was led by Glenn Gurtcheff, Brant Cash, Andy Warczak and Brant Wilczek of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

May 8, 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 pending sale of Truck Bodies and Equipment International (TBEI), a leading U.S. manufacturer of dump truck bodies and trailers, to Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS). Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to TBEI, a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners (GenNx360), a New York-based private equity firm investing in middle market companies. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Frank Mountcastle, John Arendale, Jason Bass, Jershon Jones and James O’Malley of Harris Williams & Co.’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) and Industrials Groups.

May 8, 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 pending sale of Comverge, Inc. (Comverge) to Itron, Inc. (Itron; NASDAQ: ITRI). Comverge is a leading provider of cloud-based, demand response and energy efficiency solutions. Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to Comverge, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G). The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Brian Lucas, Andrew Spitzer, Luke Semple, Ian Thomas and Will Forston of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group and Tyler Dewing of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

May 1, 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 pending sale of EFCO Corporation (EFCO) to Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Apogee; Nasdaq:APOG). EFCO is a leading U.S. manufacturer of architectural aluminum window, curtainwall, storefront and entrance systems for commercial construction projects. Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to EFCO, a subsidiary of privately-held Pella Corporation. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Mike Hogan, Eric Logue, John Lautemann and Ty Denoncourt of Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials and Industrials Groups.

April 17, 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 pending sale of Market Track, LLC (Market Track), a leader in advertising, eCommerce, brand protection and promotional intelligence solutions, to Vista Equity Partners (Vista).  Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to Market Track, a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Group (Aurora).  The transaction is being led by Mike Wilkins, Erik Szyndlar, Scott Reinig and John Mathias of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

April 5, 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 advised Fastener Distribution Holdings (FDH), a portfolio company of Housatonic Partners, on its sale to Audax Private Equity. FDH is a growing aerospace and defense supply chain solutions provider comprised of two operating entities, Arlington International Aviation Products and Aircraft Fasteners International. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Doug Kinard, Chris Smith and David Jones from Harris Williams & Co.’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group and Chris Toussaint from the firm’s Richmond office.

Closing its 25th anniversary year, the firm was awarded two Investment Bank of the Year awards and two Deal of the Year Awards
March 31, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, has received four industry awards in four months recognizing the firm’s exemplary performance in 2016. In 2016, the firm was involved in 13% more transactions than the prior year with the highest aggregate transaction value in the firm’s history. In addition to increasing headcount and a new office in Washington, D.C., Harris Williams & Co. closed marquee transactions, two of which received recognition.

March 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 the sale of Ready Pac Foods, Inc. (Ready Pac), a portfolio company of H.I.G. Bayside Capital (H.I.G.), to France-based strategic buyer Bonduelle (Euronext: BON). Ready Pac is a provider of ready-to-eat salads, packaged salads, snacks and pre-cut fruit and vegetables. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Ready Pac. The transaction was led by Tim Alexander, Ryan Budlong, Matt Conaty and Taylor Marsh of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

March 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 the partnership of Visual Comfort & Co. (Visual Comfort) with AEA Investors LP (AEA). Visual Comfort is the premier resource for signature lighting, combining timeless designs, authentic materials and unmatched customer experiences. The transaction was led by Ryan Nelson, Michael Gessner and Wayne Harrington of Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group and John Neuner, Corey Benjamin and Beau Pierce of the firm’s Consumer Group.

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