September 15, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of The Mill, a premier provider of moving image visual content for advertising, to Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH; OTCQX: TCLRY) for £190 million. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to The Mill, a portfolio company of Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone). The transaction was led by Thierry MonjauzeJonathan Organ and Mathew Tsui from Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group in London.

September 3, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Monte Nido, a leading provider of eating disorder treatment programs, to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP). Harris Williams & Co. served as the advisor to Monte Nido, a portfolio company of Centre Partners Management LLC (Centre Partners). The transaction was led by James Clark, Todd Morris, Andy Dixon, Whit Knier and Ricky Ng of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

August 25, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the recapitalization of US LBM Holdings, LLC (US LBM), a portfolio company of BlackEagle Partners (BlackEagle), with Kelso & Company (Kelso). BlackEagle and certain members of US LBM management will be investors alongside Kelso. US LBM is a premier building product material distribution business serving builders, remodelers and specialty contractors throughout the U.S. The transaction, which closed August 24, 2015, was led by Mike HoganRyan NelsonTim WebbMike Williams and Carl Menzel of Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials Group.

August 24, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending sale of RSA Medical (RSA), a leading outsourced provider of technology-based, health risk management services to payors, to Xerox (NYSE: XRX). Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to RSA, a portfolio company of Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company (BPOC). The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Cheairs PorterWhit Knier and Tyler Bradshaw of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Sam Hendler of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

August 21, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Osmose Utility Services, Inc. (Osmose), a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), to Kohlberg & Company, LLC (Kohlberg). Osmose is a leading provider of repair and maintenance services for electric utility infrastructure. The transaction was led by Drew SpitzerBrian LucasTiff ArmstrongMatt WhiteIan Thomas and Neha Shah of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure Group.

August 7, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Belgium-based AR Metallizing to Japan-based Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. (Nissha). AR Metallizing is a leading provider of metallized packaging products. Harris Williams & Co. was the exclusive advisor to AR Metallizing, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Europe, an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. The cross-border transaction was led by Patrick McNultyDarwin OlympiaBrad Morrison and Brandt Carr of Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group in Richmond and Ben Lewis and Kunal Kalra of the firm’s Industrials Group in London.

July 16, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it has promoted four senior professionals from the firm’s Richmond and San Francisco offices. Corey Benjamin, Whit Knier and Erik Szyndlar have been promoted to director and Nick Owens has been promoted to vice president. The promotions expand the senior capabilities across several of the firm’s Industry Groups.

July 13, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Kadel’s Auto Body (Kadel’s), a portfolio company of KCB Private Equity (KCB), to ABRA Auto Body & Glass (ABRA), a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman (H&F). Kadel’s is a leading provider of auto body repair services in the Pacific Northwest. The transaction was led by Joe Conner of Harris Williams & Co.’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Ryan BudlongMatt Conaty and Zach England of the firm’s Consumer Group.

The Deal
July 10, 2015

James Clark, a managing director at Harris Williams & Co., speaks about the consolidation among healthcare companies in the first half of 2015.

July 6, 2015

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of TIDI Products, LLC (TIDI) a portfolio company of J.H. Whitney Capital Partners (J.H. Whitney) to RoundTable Healthcare Partners (RoundTable). TIDI is a premier designer, developer and manufacturer of innovative medical devices focused on supporting caregivers and preventing infections across the alternate site, acute care and dental end markets.  The transaction was led by James ClarkGeoff Smith and Bill Kayser of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Brooks Hopple of the firm’s Boston office.