September 20, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of Durcon Incorporated (Durcon), a portfolio company of Stonebridge Partners (Stonebridge), to Quad-C Management (Quad-C). The transaction closed on September 20, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Durcon. The transaction was led by John Neuner, John Arendale, Chris Rogers and Doug Kinard from the firm's Richmond office.

September 17, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of Energy Solutions International, Inc. (Energy Solutions), a portfolio company of Inverness Graham Investments (Inverness Graham), to GFI Energy Group of Oaktree Capital Management (GFI). The transaction closed on September 17, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Energy Solutions.

September 16, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of The ERGObaby Carrier, Inc. (ERGObaby) to Compass Diversified Holdings. The transaction closed on September 16, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to ERGObaby. The transaction was led by the firm's San Francisco office.

September 8, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of CCRx Holdings, Inc. (CCRx), a portfolio company of Cressey & Company (Cressey), in its sale to Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to CCRx. The transaction was led by Turner Bredrup, James Clark and Geoff Smith from the firm's Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

September 7, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that SAE Towers Holdings, LLC (SAE Towers), a portfolio company of ACON Investments, LLC (ACON), has entered into an agreement to be acquired by international strategic buyer KEC International Limited (KEC) for approximately $95 million. Harris Williams & Co. is acting as the exclusive advisor to SAE Towers. The transaction is expected to close in September 2010, and is being led by John Arendale, along with Tiff Armstrong, Brian Lucas and Luke Semple from the firm's Energy & Power Group.

Richmond Times-Dispatch
August 30, 2010

Chris Williams, managing director and co-founder of Harris Williams & Co., discusses what the activity in the middle market mergers and acquisition market means for the broader economy.
 

August 25, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Wright Line Holding, Inc. (Wright Line), a portfolio company of GSC Group (GSC) and certain funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), has been acquired by strategic buyer Eaton Corporation. The transaction closed on August 25, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Wright Line. The transaction was led by Bill Roman, Greg Creamer and Matt Volinsky from the firm's Boston office.

August 23, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of Country Pure Foods, a portfolio company of First Atlantic Capital and DN Partners, to Mistral Equity Partners. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Country Pure Foods. The transaction was led by Glenn Gurtcheff, Tim Alexander, Jeffrey Cleveland and Ryan Budlong from the firm's Minneapolis office.

August 18, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc. ("CLC"), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company ("Riverside"), to an undisclosed group of investors. The transaction closed on August 18, 2010 and was led out of the Richmond office by Ned Valentine, Derek Lewis, and Joe Conner, head of the firm's Transportation & Logistics Group.

August 4, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Wright Line Holding, Inc. (Wright Line), a portfolio company of GSC Group (GSC) and certain funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), has entered into an agreement to be acquired by strategic buyer Eaton Corporation. The transaction is being executed by Harris Williams & Co. and led by Bill Roman, Greg Creamer and Matt Volinsky from the firm's Boston office.