October 4, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised FreshEdge, a portfolio company of Rotunda Capital Partners (Rotunda), on its sale to Wind Point Partners (Wind Point). FreshEdge is a family of produce and specialty food distribution companies. The transaction was led by Tim Alexander, Andy Warczak, Richard Furseth, Hannah Cho and Jeremy Sachs of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

October 3, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Denali Ingredients, a privately held, family-owned company, on its pending sale to Orkla Food Ingredients (OFI), a business area of Orkla ASA (Orkla). Denali Ingredients is a leading provider of custom specialty ingredients for the ice cream and frozen novelty industry. The transaction is being led by Brant Cash, Andy Warczak and Cam Cornwell of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

September 27, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Inspirage, a portfolio company of RLH Equity Partners (RLH), on its pending sale to Accenture (NYSE:ACN). Inspirage is a leading provider of Oracle Cloud supply chain transformation and consulting services. The transaction is being led by the Harris Williams Technology Group and Business Services Group, including Priyanka Naithani, Anthony Basmajian, Derek Lewis, Bill Greven and John Chase.

September 23, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised D&H United Fueling Solutions (D&H United), a portfolio company of KLH Capital (KLH), on its sale to Wind Point Partners (Wind Point). D&H United is a leading provider of testing, inspection, repair, and installation services for fueling stations and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across the United States. The transaction was led by Luke Semple, Sean Bielawski, and Henry Frost of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group and Graham Gillam of the firm’s Business Services Group.  

September 21, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Authority Brands, a portfolio company of Apax Partners LLP (Apax), on its pending sale to British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) alongside funds advised by Apax (Apax Funds), which will retain majority ownership. Authority Brands is the premier home service franchisor in North America. The transaction is being led by the Harris Williams Consumer Group, including Brent Spiller, Beau Pierce, Trey Shehan and Anya Bahros.

Mergers & Acquisitions
September 20, 2022

Consumer Group Managing Director Will Bain recently spoke with Mergers & Acquisitions about M&A activity in the travel and leisure sector. As overseas travel and consumer spending rebounds, resorts and hotels are attracting increased attention from investors. 

September 20, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Cority, a leading global enterprise environmental, health, and safety (EHS) software provider and a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, on its acquisition of Reporting 21, a portfolio company of CAPZA. Reporting 21 is a leading sustainability-focused SaaS platform and consultancy based in Paris. The transaction was led by Julien Oussadon, Erik Szyndlar and Brian Titterington of the Harris Williams Technology Group.

Mergers & Acquisitions
September 14, 2022

Consumer Group Managing Directors Ryan Budlong and Will Bain spoke with Mergers & Acquisitions about increasing investor interest in e-commerce companies as online sales continue to grow globally. After online spending increased during COVID-19, many high-quality e-commerce and DTC businesses have continued to scale. And, as buyers identify what sustainable growth looks like in the post-pandemic environment, more M&A transactions in the e-commerce space are likely to occur.

September 14, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising PharmaLex Group (PharmaLex) on its pending sale to AmerisourceBergen for €1.28 billion in cash. PharmaLex, a portfolio company of AUCTUS Capital Partners AG (AUCTUS), is a leading provider of specialized services for the pharma, biotech, and medtech industries worldwide. The transaction is being led by Paul Hepper, Julian Feneley, Cheairs Porter, Stephan Doering, Christopher Duerolf and Jason Sarro of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

September 13, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised People, Pets & Vets (PPV), a portfolio company of Cressey & Company LP (Cressey), on its sale to VetCor, a portfolio company of funds managed by Harvest Partners, LP (Harvest) and Cressey. PPV is a leading veterinary services company with animal hospitals located throughout the United States. The transaction was led by Whit Knier, Geoff Smith, Michael Mahoney, Rob Crampton and Sydney Pruitt of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

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