May 6, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Two Sigma Impact and Avance Investment Management (Avance) on their investment in Wholesale Supplies Plus (WSP). WSP is a leading e-commerce provider of ingredients and supplies to commercial artisans who create personal care, beauty and home fragrance products. The transaction was led by Kelly McPhilliamy and Beau Pierce of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

May 3, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Velocity Clinical Research (Velocity), a portfolio company of NaviMed Capital (NaviMed), on its sale to Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO). Velocity is a leading integrated site organization for clinical trials. The transaction was led by Paul Hepper, Nick Owens, Lucas Scholl, Katie Bowden and Jonathan Ferrell of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

April 29, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised ADB Companies, LLC and its affiliates (ADB), a leading turnkey provider of telecommunication and utility infrastructure solutions in the United States, on its sale to Warren Equity Partners (Warren Equity). ADB was previously part of the Keeley Companies family of companies. Rusty Keeley, CEO of the Keeley Companies, and Chad Johnson, CEO of ADB, will maintain significant equity stakes in ADB. Mr. Keeley and Mr. Johnson will continue as members of ADB’s board of directors, and Mr. Johnson will remain CEO of ADB. The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White and Greg Waller of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

April 28, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised CIS Secure Computing, Inc. (CIS), a portfolio company of Acorn Growth Companies (Acorn), on its sale to HKW. CIS is a provider of secure endpoint communications technologies for enduring national security missions of the U.S. government. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, David Jones, Chris Smith and Elliot Cave of the Harris Williams Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group and Shinik Patel of the firm’s Richmond office.

April 27, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised ACL Airshop, a global leader in air cargo unit load device (ULD) logistics solutions to over 200 airlines, air cargo carriers and other transportation clients, on its acquisition by Alinda Capital Partners (Alinda). ACL Airshop is a portfolio company of Argosy Private Equity (Argosy), Balance Point Capital (Balance Point), ORIX Private Equity Solutions, Azalea Capital (Azalea) and Ranger Aerospace (Ranger). The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Chris Smith, Mike Rohman and Anya Bahros of the Harris Williams Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group.

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April 26, 2021

Managing Director Sam Hendler spoke with Full Disclosure on the rise of telemedicine during COVID-19, the impact of machine learning and AI on healthcare, and more. Listen here.

April 22, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Canadian Hospital Specialties, Ltd. (CHS), a portfolio company of Cortec Group Fund V, L.P. (Cortec), on its sale to Flexpoint Ford, LLC (Flexpoint Ford). CHS is a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of single-use and other medical products to Canadian healthcare facilities. The transaction was led by Paul Hepper, Cheairs Porter, Charles Busch and Bethel Hailemichael of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Graham Gillam of the firm’s Specialty Distribution Group.

April 20, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces the sale of Corsearch, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (Audax), to Astorg. Corsearch's innovative brand risk and performance solutions provide an end-to-end brand establishment and brand protection offering to corporations and law firms around the world. The transaction, led by Thierry Monjauze, Julien Oussadon, Mathew Tsui and Luke Clifford of the Harris Williams Technology Group and Derek Lewis, Bryce Walker and John Chase of the firm’s Business Services Group, extends the firm’s track record in the legal software and services sector.

April 9, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised DSI Logistics, a portfolio company of Headhaul Capital Partners LLC (Headhaul Capital) and Argosy Private Equity (Argosy), on its sale to Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a portfolio company of ATL Partners (ATL) and British Columbia Investment Corporation (BCI). DSI Logistics is a premier provider of final-mile delivery services. The transaction was led by Jason Bass, Frank Mountcastle, Jeffrey Kidd, Jonathan Meredith and Brett Bordlee of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

April 7, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised AIT Worldwide Logistics (AIT), a portfolio company of Quad-C Management (Quad-C), on its sale to The Jordan Company (TJC) in a recapitalization valued at over $1.2 billion. AIT President and CEO Vaughn Moore and his senior team will continue to lead the business and will remain significant investors in AIT. AIT is a leading non-asset-based global freight forwarder. The transaction was led by Jason Bass, Jeff Burkett, Frank Mountcastle, Jonathan Meredith, Trey Balson and Brett Bordlee of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

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