PrivCap
August 11, 2016

Ryan Budlong, a managing director at Harris Williams & Co., participated in a Privcap episode discussing the private equity dealmaking environment.

CNNMoney
August 11, 2016

Hiter Harris, managing director and co-founder of Harris Williams & Co., speaks to CNNMoney about the healthy demand for M&A even as stock prices climb higher.

August 4, 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 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.

August 2, 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 promoted Matt Conaty to a Director in the firm’s Consumer Group. Mr. Conaty, based in the firm’s San Francisco office, has worked on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and capital raising assignments across a variety of consumer segments, including pet care, branded consumer products and food and beverage. Mr. Conaty’s promotion enhances the firm’s senior capabilities across its global consumer practice.

August 2, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces that it served as a financial advisor to Hanna Andersson Holding Corporation (Hanna Andersson) on its sale to L Catterton. Hanna Andersson is a leading omni-channel provider of branded childrenswear to a loyal and passionate base of consumers.

August 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 Swimways Corp. (Swimways) to Spin Master Corp. (Spin Master; TSX:TOY). Swimways designs and manufactures innovative outdoor recreation products for the pool, beach and backyard under three unique brands (Swimways®, Kelsyus® and COOP®) that are sold in storefronts around the world. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Swimways. The transaction was led by Corey Benjamin and Marshall Printy of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group and Derek Lewis and Jenson Dunn of the firm’s Richmond office.

August 1, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the recapitalization of Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP), a veterinary practice management company, by Pamlico Capital (Pamlico). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to VPP, a portfolio company of Deerfield Management Company (Deerfield). The transaction was led by Geoff Smith, Whit Knier, Nick Owens and Taylor Will of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

July 25, 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 RelaDyne, Inc. (RelaDyne), a portfolio company of AEA Investors, LP (AEA), to Audax Private Equity. Harris Williams & Co. served as the financial advisor to RelaDyne, a leading distributor of lubricants and fuels and a premier provider of industrial reliability services. The transaction was led by Ryan Nelson of the Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group and Bob Baltimore, Josh Garner and Graham Gillam of the firm’s Specialty Distribution Group.

July 20, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, advised Hearst Health (Hearst) on its acquisition of MedHOK, a portfolio company of Bain Capital Ventures and Spectrum Equity. Hearst is a leading provider of diversified media, information and services. The transaction was led by Jeff Bistrong, Sam Hendler, Dan Linsalata and Brennan Igoe of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

July 20, 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 Wellcentive, Inc. (Wellcentive) to Netherlands-based Royal Philips NV (Philips; NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA). Wellcentive is a leading provider of SaaS-based, vendor-agnostic population health management solutions. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Wellcentive, a portfolio company of Harbert Growth Partners, Noro-Moseley Partners (NMP) and Summit Partners. The transaction was led by Sam Hendler, Jeff Bistrong and Dan Linsalata of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

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