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.

December 16, 2016

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of The Leisure Pass Group Holdings Ltd. (Leisure Pass) to Exponent Private Equity (Exponent). Leisure Pass is a leading city attraction pass provider with operations in 19 major international cities across Europe and North America. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor to Leisure Pass, a portfolio company of Primary Capital (Primary). The transaction was led by Thierry Monjauze, Will Bain and Sylvain Noblet of Harris Williams & Co.’s London office, with the support of Michael Wilkins of the firm’s San Francisco office.

December 15, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the merger of ICON EyeCare (ICON), a leading provider of a full range of medical eye care solutions, with Kleiman | Evangelista Eye Center (K&E). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor to ICON on the company’s capital raise with Cortec Group (Cortec). The transaction was led by Andy Dixon, James Clark, Ricky Ng and Andrew Hoft of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

December 15, 2016

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, exclusively advised Stirling Square Capital Partners (SSCP), a leading European mid-market private equity firm, on the pending sale of its portfolio company ESE World B.V. (ESE) to RPC Group Plc (RPC Group; LON:RPC). ESE is a leading European provider of temporary waste storage solutions. With the acquisition, RPC Group continues its successful acquisition activities in Europe. The pending transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2017 and is being led by Jeffery Perkins, Lars Friemann, Florian Ripperger and Konstantin Molinari of Harris Williams & Co.’s Frankfurt office as well as Patrick McNulty and Brad Morrison of the firm’s Industrials Group.

December 13, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces that it has advised California Cryobank, Inc. (CCB), a portfolio company of Longitude Capital (Longitude) and NovaQuest Capital Management (NovaQuest), on its acquisition of Donor Egg Bank USA (DEB). CCB is a global leader in reproductive tissue donor services and storage and stem cell banking. The transaction was led by Andy Dixon and Andy Hewlett of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

November 30, 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 TricorBraun Holdings, Inc. (TricorBraun), a portfolio company of CHS Capital (CHS), to funds sponsored by AEA Investors LP (AEA). TricorBraun is a leading provider of rigid packaging solutions. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore and Derek Lewis of Harris Williams & Co.’s Specialty Distribution Group and Patrick McNulty, Brad Morrison, John Lautemann and Brandt Carr of the firm’s Industrials Group.

November 14, 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 Maintenance Enterprises, Inc. (MEI) to Brown & Root Industrial Services, LLC (Brown & Root). MEI is a full-service turnaround, maintenance and specialty welding provider, serving the refinery, petrochemical and agriculture chemical markets. Brown & Root is owned by a group of investors led by Bernhard Capital Partners (BCP) and KBR, Inc. (KBR). Harris Williams & Co.

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