October 13, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is serving as lead financial advisor to Vantage Elevator Solutions (Vantage), a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, on its pending majority sale to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’). As part of the transaction, Vantage’s current owner, Golden Gate Capital, will retain a significant minority ownership stake in the company. Vantage is a leading North American elevator component manufacturer, providing a broad portfolio of parts and components used in elevator systems, including door operators, traction machines, and controllers, among others. The transaction is being led by Tim Webb, Eric Logue, Patrick McNulty, Ty Denoncourt, Chuck Walter and Matt Crisafi of the Harris Williams Industrials Group.

October 11, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising DDW The Color House (DDW), a global privately held company specializing in natural color solutions for the food and beverage industry, on its pending sale to Givaudan, a global leader in fragrances and flavors. The transaction is being led by Tim Alexander, Brant Cash, Andy Warczak and David Stead of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

Middle Market Growth
October 6, 2021

Managing Director Tim Webb spoke with Middle Market Growth magazine about how COVID-19 and other trends are driving deal making in the building products industry.

 

September 27, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Summit Interconnect, Inc. (Summit), a portfolio company of HCI Equity Partners (HCI), on its sale to affiliates of Lindsay Goldberg. Summit is a leading provider of complex printed circuit boards focused on defense, space and high-performance commercial sectors in the North American market. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Chris Smith, Evan Clark and Elliot Cave of the Harris Williams Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group and John Arendale and Jenson Dunn of the firm’s Industrials Group.

September 14, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Hunt Valve Company (Hunt Valve), a portfolio company of May River Capital, on its sale to Fairbanks Morse Defense (Fairbanks Morse), a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management (Arcline). Hunt Valve designs and manufactures complex valves and electromechanical actuators that support critical system functions onboard key U.S. Navy platforms. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Doug Kinard, Evan Clark, Mike Rohman and Anya Bahros of the Harris Williams Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group and Giles Tucker of the firm’s Industrials Group.

September 2, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Deacom, Inc. (Deacom) on its sale to ECI Software Solutions (ECI), a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (LGP) and funds advised by Apax Partners LLP (Apax). Deacom is a leading cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider for process manufacturers and distribution companies. The transaction was led by the Harris Williams Technology Group.

September 1, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Tecta America Corporation (Tecta America), a portfolio company of Altas Partners (Altas), on its minority investment from Leonard Green & Partners (LGP). Altas is retaining majority ownership in the company. Tecta America is a national leader in commercial roofing services in the U.S. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore, Brian Lucas, Taylor Morris and John Chase of the Harris Williams Business Services Group and Chris Toussaint of the firm’s Industrials Group.

August 31, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising SavATree, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners LLC (CI Capital), on its pending sale to funds advised by Apax (the Apax Funds). SavATree is a leading professional tree, shrub and lawn care provider. The transaction is being led by Brent Spiller and Zach Ledwith of the Harris Williams Consumer Group and Brian Lucas, Bryce Walker and Sam Funkhouser of the firm’s Business Services Group.

August 30, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised ResMan, a portfolio company of Mainsail Partners (Mainsail), on its sale to Inhabit IQ. ResMan is a leading end-to-end, SaaS-based solutions provider to property management companies across the conventional multi-family, affordable housing and commercial end markets in the U.S. The transaction was led by the Harris Williams Technology Group.

August 30, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. (Riggs Distler), a portfolio company of funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), on its sale to Centuri Group, Inc. (Centuri), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SWX; SWGH). Riggs Distler is a leading provider of power and utility services throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Under the terms of the transaction, Centuri acquired a 100% ownership interest in Riggs Distler for $855 million. The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White, Greg Waller, Thomas Saunders and Phil Hart of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.