July 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 that CSM Bakery Solutions (CSM) has reached an agreement to sell BakeMark, a leading bakery ingredients distributor, manufacturer and service provider in North America, to Pamplona Capital Management (Pamplona). BakeMark is a subsidiary of CSM, a portfolio company affiliated with Rhône Capital (Rhône). The transaction is being led by Tim Alexander, Brant Cash and Andy Warczak of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group and Bob Baltimore of Harris Williams & Co.’s Specialty Distribution Group.

June 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 that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to Safway Group on its merger with Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. (BEIS). The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White, Brian Lucas and Ian Thomas of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

June 15, 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 Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers (Express), a portfolio company of Carousel Capital (Carousel), to Golden Gate Capital. The transaction was led by Joe Conner, Frank Mountcastle, Jeff Burkett, Jeff Kidd and Elliott Yousefian of Harris Williams & Co.’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

June 14, 2017

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending sale of Zitcom HoldCo ApS (Zitcom Group), a portfolio company of HgCapital, to The Intelligent Group, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V. (Waterland). Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive financial advisor to Zitcom Group, a leading Danish hosting and cloud solutions provider. The pending transaction is being led by Thierry Monjauze, Jonathan Organ and Sylvain Noblet of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group and Krishna Patel of the firm’s London office.

June 13, 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 EFCO Corporation (EFCO), a subsidiary of privately-held Pella Corporation, to Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Apogee; Nasdaq:APOG). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to EFCO, a leading U.S. manufacturer of architectural aluminum window, curtainwall, storefront and entrance systems for commercial construction projects. The transaction was led by Mike Hogan, Eric Logue, John Lautemann and Ty Denoncourt of Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials and Industrials Groups.

Bloomberg
June 12, 2017

Giles Tucker, a managing director at Harris Williams & Co., speaks to Bloomberg about the M&A outlook for the remainder of the year.

June 12, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces that it advised Dade Paper & Bag Co. (Dade) on its combination with Imperial Bag & Paper (Imperial). Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Dade. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore, Derek Lewis and Graham Gillam of Harris Williams & Co.’s Specialty Distribution Group.  

June 12, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, is pleased to announce that it has hired Daniel Wang as a managing director to lead the firm’s efforts in Asia. Wang will play an integral role in cross-border deal execution with strategic and financial Asian buyers and will work collaboratively with the firm’s 10 Industry Groups and Somerley Group, a boutique M&A advisory services firm with offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong with which Harris Williams & Co. has an exclusive relationship as part of its global network.  

June 2, 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 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. served 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 was 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.

June 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 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. served as the exclusive advisor to Comverge, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G). The transaction was 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.