May 10, 2011

Harris Williams & Co. announces the merger of Cogent Healthcare, Inc. (Cogent) with Hospitalists Management Group, LLC (HMG), a portfolio company of AEA Investors LP (AEA). The transaction closed on May 4, 2011. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Cogent. The transaction was executed by Turner Bredrup, Cheairs Porter, Andy Dixon, and Dusty Lieb from the firm's Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

CNBC
April 29, 2011

H. Hiter Harris, Managing Director and Co-founder of Harris Williams & Co., speaks to the increase in middle market M&A activity being a leading economic indicator in market recovery.

 

April 19, 2011

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a global middle market investment bank, is pleased to announce the sale of The Mill, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, to Barclays Private Equity for £119 million. The transaction closed on April 18, 2011 and was led by Thierry Monjauze, Red Norrie, Francois Morin, Eric Logue and Bobby Virdi of the firm's London office.

April 14, 2011

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Best Doctors, Inc. (Best Doctors) has received a minority investment from Japan-based Nippon Life Insurance Company (Nippon Life). The transaction closed on April 5, 2011. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Best Doctors. The transaction was led by Garin Arevian from the firm's Technology, Telecom & Digital Media (TTDM) Group, along with Turner Bredrup and Cheairs Porter from the firm's Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Matt White and Marshall Croft from the firm's Richmond office.

April 14, 2011

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce the sale of Chromalox, Inc. (Chromalox), a portfolio company of J.P. Morgan Partners, LLC, which is advised by CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC (CCMP Capital), to Sentinel Capital Partners (Sentinel). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Chromalox. The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Brian Lucas and Doug Kinard from the firm's Richmond office along with Bill Roman from the firm's Boston office.

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March 31, 2011

Harris Williams & Co. is pleased to announce that Utility Integration Solutions, Inc. (UISOL) has been acquired by strategic buyer Alstom Grid, one of the three global players in electrical transmission, a subsidiary of Alstom SA (ENXTPA:ALO). Harris Williams & Co. acted as exclusive advisor to UISOL. The transaction was led from the firm's Richmond office by Drew Spitzer of Harris Williams & Co.'s Energy & Power Group along with Jim Reinhart and Andy Hewlett from the firm's San Francisco office.

Mergers & Acquisitions Journal
March 18, 2011

Harris Williams & Co. is named "Advisor of the Year" by Mergers & Acquisitions Journal honoring the firm's continued growth and success over the past 20 years.

Investment Dealers' Digest
March 1, 2011

Managing Director and Head of Harris Williams & Co's Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Group, Jon Nemo and Thierry Monjauze, Managing Director and Head of Harris William's London office, are named as Investment Dealers' Digest's "Forty under Forty" which honors top professionals under the age of forty.

February 23, 2011

Harris Williams & Co. announces that The TriZetto Group (TriZetto), a portfolio company of Apax Partners (Apax), has acquired Gateway EDI (Gateway), a portfolio company of ABRY Partners (ABRY). The transaction closed on February 21, 2011. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to TriZetto. The transaction was led by Jeff Bistrong, Sam Hendler, Tyler Dewing and Nick Patel from Harris Williams & Co.'s Technology, Telecom & Digital Media (TTDM) Group in Boston.