April 30, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Hospitalists Management Group (HMG), a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners (WCP), has been recapitalized by AEA Investors (AEA). The transaction closed on April 30, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to HMG. The transaction was led by Turner Bredrup and Cheairs Porter from the firm's Healthcare & Life Sciences Group in Richmond.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. Joins Existing Investors Insight Venture Partners, Accel Partners and New Enterprise Associates
April 30, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a portfolio company of Insight Venture Partners (Insight), Accel Partners (Accel) and New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has received a minority private placement from Goldman, Sachs & Co. (Goldman). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to ECi. The transaction was completed on April 30, 2010 and was led by Jeff Bistrong, Garin Arevian, Sam Hendler and Eric Kim from the firm's Technology, Telecom & Digital Media (TTDM) Group in Boston.

April 28, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the sale of Ryla, Inc. (Ryla), a portfolio company of Frontier Capital (Frontier), to strategic buyer Alorica, Inc. (Alorica). The transaction closed on April 28, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Ryla. The transaction was led by Hiter Harris and John Arendale from the firm's Richmond office, along with Jay Hernandez and Matt Volinsky from the firm's Boston office.

April 22, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that United States Infrastructure Corporation (USIC), a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. (Kohlberg), has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by OMERS Private Equity. The transaction is being executed by Harris Williams & Co. and led by Ned Valentine, Mike Hogan, John Arendale and Eric Logue from the firm's Richmond office.

Fox Business News
April 20, 2010

Mike Hogan, managing director, speaks to the increased pace in mergers and acquisitions.

April 13, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the expansion of the firm's dedicated Technology, Telecom & Digital Media (TTDM) Group. The team's growth is consistent with the firm's increased industry specialization.

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.