May 3, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the pending sale of AmQuip Crane Rental LLC (AmQuip), a portfolio company of funds managed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (Clearlake), to certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (Apollo; NYSE:APO). AmQuip is a leading provider of highly specialized, complex lifting solutions in North America. The transaction is being led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White, Chris Burnham and Neha Shah of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure Group.

May 2, 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 West Star Aviation, Inc. (West Star) to Norwest Equity Partners (NEP). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor to West Star, a leading provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) to the business aviation industry. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Doug Kinard and David Jones from Harris Williams & Co.’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group.

April 22, 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 Dimensional Management Corporation (Dimensional), a premier provider of dental services doing business under the Eastern Dental® and Midwestern Dental® brands, to Waud Capital Partners (WCP). The transaction was led by James Clark, Geoff Smith and Jacques Fu of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Corey Benjamin from the firm’s Consumer Group.

April 20, 2016

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, has exclusively advised the shareholders of AWEBA Werkzeugbau GmbH, (AWEBA), private and institutional investors, on the pending sale of AWEBA to Schuler AG (Schuler; BAYB:SCUN). Schuler’s global presence as a market-leading supplier of forming technology will enable AWEBA to realize substantial global growth opportunities. With the acquisition, Schuler is expanding its tool manufacturing capabilities for forming tools and strengthening its existing in-house tooling capabilities. The pending transaction, which is still subject to anti-trust approval, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2016 and is being led by Jeffery Perkins, Lars Friemann and Florian Ripperger of Harris Williams & Co.’s Frankfurt office.

April 19, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, advised Clear Link Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries (Clearlink) on its sale to Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKES; NASDAQ: SYKE). Clearlink, a portfolio company of Pamlico Capital (Pamlico), is a leading provider of content and conversion services for consumer brands. The transaction was led by Derek Lewis, John Klim and Josh Garner of Harris Williams & Co.’s Business Services Group, Mike Wilkins of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group and Ryan Havermann of the firm’s Richmond office.

April 15, 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 Ardent Services, L.L.C. and Rabalais Constructors, LLC (collectively, Ardent) to EMCOR Group, Inc. (EMCOR; NYSE:EME). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Ardent, which is a portfolio company of Cadent Energy Partners (Cadent) through Energy Services Holdings, LLC.

April 12, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the pending sale of Remmele Medical (Remmele), a subsidiary of Alcoa, Inc. (Alcoa; NYSE:AA), to LISI SA (LISI; EPA: FII).  Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to Alcoa on the sale of Remmele Medical, a leading provider of contract engineering and manufacturing services to global medical device OEMs.  The pending transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in Q2 2016, is being led by James Clark, Whit Knier and Bill Kayser of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

April 4, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the closing of the previously announced sale of WIL Research to Charles River Laboratories (Charles River; NYSE: CRL) for $585 million. Harris Williams & Co. served as the lead financial advisor to WIL Research, a leading provider of non-clinical safety assessment and contract development and manufacturing services to biopharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial chemical companies globally. The transaction was led by Geoff SmithPaul HepperTurner BredrupNick Owens and Grace Kingdon of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

March 21, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the pending sale of Ardent Services, L.L.C. and Rabalais Constructors, LLC (collectively, Ardent) to EMCOR Group, Inc. (EMCOR; NYSE:EME). Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to Ardent, which is a portfolio company of Cadent Energy Partners (Cadent). The pending transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Drew SpitzerMatt WhiteChris Burnham and Adam Daigle of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

March 2, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, advised GCA Services Group, Inc. (GCA) on its sale to Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. GCA is a leading national provider of janitorial and custodial services, facilities operations and maintenance, grounds management and other outsourced workforce solutions to the education, commercial and rental car end markets. Harris Williams & Co. served as the lead advisor to GCA, a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group (Blackstone) prior to the completion of the sale. The transaction was led by Bob BaltimoreDerek LewisMarshall Croft, Taylor Morris and Victoria Mercer of Harris Williams & Co.’s Business Services Group.

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