March 2, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, advised GCA Services Group, Inc. (GCA) on its sale to Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. GCA is a leading national provider of janitorial and custodial services, facilities operations and maintenance, grounds management and other outsourced workforce solutions to the education, commercial and rental car end markets. Harris Williams & Co. served as the lead advisor to GCA, a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group (Blackstone) prior to the completion of the sale. The transaction was led by Bob BaltimoreDerek LewisMarshall Croft, Taylor Morris and Victoria Mercer of Harris Williams & Co.’s Business Services Group.

February 24, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces the pending sale of Boxley Materials Company (Boxley) to Summit Materials (NYSE:SUM). Boxley is an aggregates-intensive, vertically integrated construction materials company. Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to Boxley. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by John NeunerTim WebbRyan NelsonMike Williams and Ty Denoncourt of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

February 12, 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 16 senior professionals from the firm’s Boston, London, Minneapolis, Richmond and San Francisco offices. Ryan Budlong, Matthew Engel, Brent Spiller and Matt White have been promoted to managing director. Ryan Freeman, Doug Kinard, Eric Logue, Brad Morrison, Alex Murrill and Jonathan Organ have been promoted to director. Camille Ashley, Josh Garner, Ricky Ng, Andy Leed, Dan Linsalata and James O’Malley have been promoted to vice president. The promotions expand the senior capabilities across several of the firm’s Industry Groups.

February 11, 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 All Metro Health Care (All Metro), a leading provider of home healthcare services, to One Equity Partners (OEP). Harris Williams & Co. served as the lead financial advisor to All Metro, a portfolio company of Nautic Partners, LLC (Nautic). The transaction was led by Geoff SmithJames ClarkWhit Knier and Tyler Bradshaw of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

February 3, 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 PANOS brands, LLC (PANOS) to Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (HKW). PANOS is a leading provider of branded consumer foods in a wide variety of growing categories. Known for its unique portfolio of brands, the company has consistently expanded its footprint over the last few years with a focus on providing consumers with high quality, great tasting and better for you products in the specialty, natural, organic and mass grocery channels. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to PANOS, a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners (High Road). The transaction was led by Glenn GurtcheffTim AlexanderRyan BudlongAndy Warczak and Wes Lilja of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

February 1, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale of Veritext Corporation (Veritext), a provider of deposition and litigation support services, to Pamplona Capital Management, LLC (Pamplona). Harris Williams & Co. served as the financial advisor to Veritext, a portfolio company of Investcorp International, Inc. (Investcorp). The transaction was led by Derek LewisJohn ArendaleJohn KlimMike Williams and Wayne Harrington of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office.

January 22, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank that has focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announced that Inventus Solutions, Inc. (Inventus), a top-tier international eDiscovery services provider backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (Clearlake), has been acquired by RPX Corporation (RPX; NASDAQ: RPXC). The transaction was led by John ArendaleDerek LewisJohn Klim and Trey Packard of Harris Williams & Co.’s Richmond office and Brennan Igoe of the firm’s Boston office.

Financial News
January 20, 2016

Thierry Monjauze, a managing director at Harris Williams & Co., highlights the new senior bankers that have joined the firm's London office and the international growth of the firm.

The Richmond Times Dispatch
January 9, 2016

Hiter Harris, co-foundner and managing director at Harris Williams & Co., speaks about the strong M&A market in 2015 and growth ahead for 2016.

January 7, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the pending sale of WIL Research to Charles River Laboratories (Charles River; NYSE: CRL) for $585 million. Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the lead financial advisor to WIL Research, a leading provider of non-clinical safety assessment and contract development and manufacturing services to biopharmaceutical and agricultural and industrial chemical companies globally. The pending transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Geoff SmithPaul HepperTurner BredrupNick Owens and Grace Kingdon of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.