March 21, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Veson Nautical (Veson), a portfolio company of Pamlico Capital (Pamlico), on its pending significant growth investment from Francisco Partners. Existing investors Pamlico and co-founder John Veson remain significant shareholders. Veson is a global market leader in commercial maritime software and data. The transaction is being led by Andy Leed, Thierry Monjauze, Erik Szyndlar, Ryan Costa, and Owen Hughes of the Harris Williams Technology Group and Jason Bass of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

March 17, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Lifemark Health Group (Lifemark), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, on its pending sale to Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX: L; Loblaw), on behalf of its wholly owned subsidiary Shoppers Drug Mart (Shoppers). Lifemark is the leading provider of outpatient physiotherapy, massage therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic, mental health, and other ancillary rehabilitation services through its approximately 300 clinics across Canada. The transaction is being led by Andy Dixon, Cheairs Porter, Andrew Hoft and Larsen Jones of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

March 14, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Stonewall Kitchen, LLC (Stonewall Kitchen), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (Audax), on its sale to TA Associates (TA). Stonewall Kitchen is a leading family of specialty food, home goods and personal care lifestyle brands. The transaction was led by Tim Alexander, Ryan Freeman, Kelly McPhilliamy, Andy Warczak, Hilary King and Jeremy Sachs of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

Reflects Growth Across Firm’s Sectors Amid Record-Setting Year
March 14, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, today announced it has promoted several senior professionals across the U.S. and Europe. These promotions reflect the leadership and contributions of these individuals to the firm’s strong growth over the past year, including record-setting transaction volume.

The Deal
March 11, 2022

Managing Director Whit Knier speaks to The Deal about M&A activity in the veterinary services sector.

March 11, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Smart Care Equipment Solutions (Smart Care), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (Audax), on its sale to Zone Climate Services (Zone), a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners (Wind Point). Smart Care is a national service provider for food service refrigeration, cooking, dish wash, HVAC and coffee equipment. The transaction was led by Brian Lucas, Bob Baltimore, Anthony Basmajian, Pete Morgan and Michael Tuohey of the Harris Williams Business Services Group.

Mergers & Acquisitions
March 9, 2022

Managing Director James Clark spoke with Mergers and Acquisitions on the Agape Care deal and trends in the hospice and palliative care sector.

March 3, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) on its acquisition of SpendMend, a leading provider of tech-enabled solutions to optimize the cost cycle for the healthcare industry. The transaction was led by Dan Linsalata and Sam Hendler of the Harris Williams Technology Group.

March 2, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised West Star Aviation (West Star), a portfolio company of Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), on its sale to The Sterling Group (Sterling). West Star is a leading independent provider of maintenance, repairs and operations (MRO) services to the business aviation industry. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Doug Kinard, David Jones, Evan Clark and Kevin Winton of the Harris Williams Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group.

Mergers & Acquisitions
February 27, 2022

Managing Director and Chief Talent Officer Lane Hopkins was recently recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions alongside an incredible group of women leaders making a difference in M&A.