July 15, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised MedVet Associates, LLC (MedVet) on its investment from entities affiliated with the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and SkyKnight Capital, L.P. (SkyKnight Capital). MedVet is a growing, nationwide network of 24 specialty and emergency services veterinary hospitals. The transaction, led by Geoff Smith, Whit Knier, Taylor Will and Brian Jones of Harris Williams’ Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group, extends the firm’s successful track record in the veterinary services and products sector.

July 10, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised B&W Quality Growers, LLC (B&W), a portfolio company of Boyne Capital Partners (Boyne), on its sale to Blue Road Capital (Blue Road). B&W is one of the world’s largest growers of distinctive baby leaves including watercress, arugula and other specialty leafy greens.

July 8, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Home Franchise Concepts, LLC (HFC), a portfolio company of Trilantic North America, on its sale to JM Family Enterprises, Inc. (JM Family). HFC is a premier platform of best-in-class franchised brands in the home improvement goods and services sector. The transaction was led by Brent Spiller, Corey Benjamin, Chris Neils and Bernardo Villar of Harris Williams’ Consumer Group.

July 8, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is serving as co-advisor to Transaction Services Group (TSG), a portfolio company of Calera Capital (Calera), on its pending sale to Advent International (Advent). TSG is a global payment solutions provider. The transaction is being led by Mike Wilkins, Tyler Dewing, Priyanka Naithani, Brian Titterington and John Mathias  of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

July 2, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Cority on its new growth investment with Thoma Bravo, LLC (Thoma Bravo) as majority investor. Previous majority investor Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) will continue to retain a significant stake in the business and will re-invest over half of its proceeds. Cority is an industry leading environmental, health, safety and quality (EHSQ) software provider offering a unified, true SaaS platform for global, enterprise clients. The transaction was led by Mike Wilkins, Erik Szyndlar, Brian Titterington and Gunnar Shaw of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

July 1, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Solomon Corporation (Solomon) on its sale to Sunbelt Transformer Ltd. (Sunbelt), a portfolio company of Trilantic North America. Solomon, a portfolio company of funds managed by the GFI Energy Group of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), is one of the nation’s largest rebuilders of transformers, regulators and reclosers for large utilities, municipal utilities and electric cooperatives, and industrial power users.

June 27, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Vital Farms, Inc. (Vital Farms), a leading provider of ethically produced pasture-raised protein and dairy products, on its investment from Manna Tree Partners.

June 20, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Practice Insight, LLC (Practice Insight), a portfolio company of Eli Global,  on its sale to eSolutions Inc. (eSolutions), a portfolio company of Francisco Partners. Practice Insight is a leading provider of integrated electronic data interchange (EDI) and revenue cycle management (RCM) workflow solutions for healthcare providers. The transaction was led by Sam Hendler, Dan Linsalata and Mike Quealy of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

June 17, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Ovation Fertility (Ovation), a portfolio company of WindRose Health Investors, LLC (WindRose), on its recapitalization by investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP), the middle market focused private equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Ovation is one of the fastest growing and highest quality fertility platforms in the U.S., owning and operating 11 market leading fertility and genetics laboratories that serve physicians across 11 states. The transaction was led by Andy Dixon, James Clark, Nick Owens, Andrew Hoft and Stephen Crawford of Harris Williams’ Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

June 12, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Imperial Dade on its sale to Bain Capital Private Equity, LP (Bain Capital). Imperial Dade, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (Audax), is one of the largest pure-play distributors of foodservice disposables and janitorial sanitation products in the U.S. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore and Graham Gillam of Harris Williams’ Specialty Distribution Group and Anthony Basmajian of the firm’s Richmond office.  

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