July 14, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the sale of Connexions Loyalty Travel Solutions, LLC (Connexions) - a Travel Leaders Group, LLC (Travel Leaders) subsidiary - to Affinion Group, Inc. (Affinion). The transaction is valued at approximately $135 million. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Travel Leaders. The transaction was led by Jim Reinhart, Eric Reimers and Matt Volinsky.

July 12, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of Dunn Paper, a portfolio company of Meriturn Partners (Meriturn), to Wingate Partners (Wingate). The transaction closed on July 12, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Dunn Paper. The transaction was led by Glenn Gurtcheff, Tim Alexander, Jeffrey Cleveland and Brant Cash from the firm's Minneapolis office.

Mergers & Acquisitions Journal
July 7, 2010

Managing Director Glenn Gurtcheff talks about the increase in M&A activity in the food and beverage sector driven by private label food products, ingredients and institutional foodservice.

July 6, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of Veritext Holding Company (Veritext), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (Riverside), to Investcorp International, Inc. (Investcorp). The transaction closed on July 1, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Veritext. The transaction was led by Ned Valentine, John Arendale and Brian Lucas from the firm's Richmond office.

Mergers Unleashed
June 28, 2010

Director Cheairs Porter discusses the increase in the number of private equity groups attracted to middle market healthcare over the past five years.
 

June 21, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of IDQ Holdings, Inc. (IDQ), a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, to Castle Harlan. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to IDQ and the transaction was led by Chris Williams, Joe Conner, and Doug Kinard from the firm's Richmond office.

June 11, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the sale of ENTRIX, Inc. (ENTRIX), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (Riverside), to strategic buyer Cardno Limited (Cardno). The transaction closed on June 10, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to ENTRIX. The transaction was led by Ned Valentine and Jim Reinhart.

Mergers Unleashed
June 3, 2010

Harris Williams expands their concentrated industry efforts with the launch of the firm’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Group. Managing Director Jon Nemo is leading the group.

Firm Continues to Bolster Industry Specialization
June 3, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Jon Nemo has joined the firm as a managing director to lead the firm's dedicated Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group. Nemo has deep industry knowledge, extensive transaction experience, and strong relationships with a broad universe of strategic buyers and private equity sponsors worldwide.

May 25, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce that its client, Installed Building Products, recently completed a successful balance sheet restructuring and recapitalization transaction. The transaction, which significantly strengthened IBP's capitalization, positions the company to take advantage of growth opportunities in the rebounding building products sector.