December 7, 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 advised HMT LLC (HMT), a portfolio company of Berkshire Partners, on its sale to Tailwind Capital. HMT is a leading provider of aboveground storage tank products and services to the midstream and downstream energy sectors. The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White, Luke Semple, Ian Thomas and Michael Drummond of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

December 4, 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 advised Deep River Snacks® (Deep River) on its sale to Arca Continental (AC), the second largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America and parent company of Wise Snacks in the U.S. Deep River is a premium provider of better-for-you snacks with nationwide distribution and sales of approximately $45 million per year. The transaction was led by Glenn Gurtcheff and Ryan Freeman of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

December 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 that it advised EAG Laboratories (EAG), a portfolio company of a fund managed by Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC (Odyssey), on its sale to Eurofins Scientific (Paris: ERF; Eurofins) for $780 million. EAG is a leading global scientific services company providing analytical testing and consulting services to a diverse and demanding set of end markets. The transaction was led by Brian Lucas, Luke Semple and Ian Thomas of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

November 17, 2017

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it advised Bridgepoint on its agreement with Burger King Europe GmbH (BKE), an affiliate of Restaurant Brands International Inc. (RBI), to become the UK master franchisee of BURGER KING®, with exclusive rights to the brand in the UK. Harris Williams & Co. also advised on Bridgepoint’s simultaneous acquisition of Caspian UK Group Limited (Caspian), one of the UK’s largest BURGER KING® franchisees with 74 restaurants. The transactions were led by Edward Arkus, Will Bain and Faye Maughan of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

November 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 sale of IPS Corporation (IPS), a portfolio company of Nautic Partners, LLC (Nautic), to funds associated with Sherman Capital Holdings LLC and other investors (collectively, Sherman Capital) through Sherman Capital’s existing portfolio company, Encapsys LLC. The two companies will operate together as Cypress Performance Group (CPG). IPS is a leading manufacturer of solvent cements, structural adhesives and specialty plumbing and roofing products. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to IPS. The transaction was led by Mike Hogan, Ryan Nelson, Tim Webb and Trey Packard of Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group.

November 8, 2017

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of BlueCielo ECM Solutions BV (BlueCielo), a portfolio company of Gilde Equity Management Benelux BV (GEM), to Accruent, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital (Genstar). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive financial advisor to BlueCielo, a provider of asset lifecycle information management (ALIM) software solutions. The transaction was led by Thierry Monjauze, Jonathan Organ and Mathew Tsui of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

November 3, 2017

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it advised Gym Topco Limited (Pure Gym), a portfolio company of CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC (CCMP), on its pending sale to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P (LGP). Pure Gym is the leading gym operator in the UK. The pending transaction is being led by Edward Arkus and Will Bain of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group and Danielius Uznys and Krishna Patel of the firm’s London office.

October 30, 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 advised Caradigm, LLC (Caradigm), a wholly-owned affiliate of GE Healthcare, on the sale of its Identity and Access Management Business to Imprivata, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, LLC (Thoma Bravo). Caradigm is a leading population health company providing software to hospitals and clinically integrated networks. The transaction was led by Jeff Bistrong, Sam Hendler, Dan Linsalata and Ryan Costa of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

October 23, 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 AIT Worldwide Logistics, Inc. (AIT) on the formation of its financial partnership with Quad-C Management Inc. (Quad-C). AIT is an international transportation and logistics company employing nearly 1,000 dedicated logistics professionals in more than 50 offices around the world. The transaction was led by Jason Bass, Frank Mountcastle, Jeff Burkett and Jonathan Meredith of Harris Williams & Co.’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

October 18, 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 Onepath Systems, LLC (Onepath), a portfolio company of Trivest Partners, L.P. (Trivest), to MSouth Equity Partners (MSouth). Onepath provides managed technology services. The transaction was led by Derek Lewis, Bob Baltimore,  Anthony Basmajian and Pete Morgan of Harris Williams & Co.’s Business Services Group and Priyanka Naithani of the firm’s Technology, Media, & Telecom (TMT) Group.

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