April 7, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that it has promoted six senior professionals across the firm's offices. Andrew Spitzer has been promoted to managing director, Garin Arevian has been promoted to director, and Ryan Budlong, Tyler Dewing, Brent Spiller and Rahul Swani have each been promoted to vice president.

April 6, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Accessories Marketing, Inc (d/b/a Slime), a portfolio company of Friend Skoler & Co., Inc. (FSC), has been acquired by Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW, NYSE: ITW). The transaction closed on April 1, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Slime. The transaction was led by the firm's San Francisco and Richmond offices.

Mergers & Acquisitions Journal
April 1, 2010

Jeff Bistrong, managing director and co-head of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Telecom & Digital Media Group, speaks to the increased interest in middle market technology M&A transactions.

Investment Dealers' Digest
March 19, 2010

Managing Director and head of Harris William’s London office, Thierry Monjauze, is named one of Investment Dealers ’ Digest’s Forty under Forty which honors top professionals under the age of forty.

March 10, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that it has expanded its Richmond office with two senior professionals. Joining the firm's Richmond office are Douglas Yablonski as a Managing Director and Patrick McNulty as a Director. The expansion builds on Harris Williams & Co.'s continued growth. The addition of two talented senior professionals will add additional momentum to the firm's deal flow and execution capabilities.

Mergers & Acquisitions Journal
March 1, 2010

Managing Director Thierry Monjauze discusses the benefits of international expansion for middle market portfolio companies.

BusinessWeek
February 23, 2010

Managing Director Bill Roman offers advice to midsized business owners on the appropriate steps for selling your business in 2010.

February 18, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Carolina Crescent Health Plan, Inc. (CCHP) has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by strategic buyer Absolute Total Care, Inc. (ATC), a subsidiary of Centene Corporation (Centene, NYSE:CNC). CCHP is a controlled affiliate of University Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a component of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority (VCU Health System). Harris Williams is acting as the exclusive advisor to CCHP.

February 15, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the sale of 25 Ukrop's Super Markets, Inc.(Ukrop's) stores to the Giant-Carlisle Division of Royal Ahold, an international group of leading supermarket companies based in Europe and the United States. The transaction, valued at approximately $140 million, closed on February 8, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Ukrop's. The transaction was led by Chris Williams, Derek Lewis and John Klim from the firm's Richmond office.

February 11, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Smyth Companies (Smyth), one of the top 10 largest label converters in North America, has partnered with Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Smyth. The transaction was led by Glenn Gurtcheff, Tim Alexander, Jeff Cleveland and Brant Cash from the firm's Minneapolis office.