The Wall Street Journal
February 16, 2022

Managing Director and Co-Head of M&A John Neuner spoke with The Wall Street Journal about private equity firms’ increased interest in how well companies retain and attract talent.

Mergers & Acquisitions
February 14, 2022

Managing Director Tim Alexander spoke with Mergers & Acquisitions about food and beverage supply chains.

February 11, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is exclusively advising Forefront Dermatology (Forefront), a portfolio company of OMERS Private Equity, on its pending sale to Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm acting on behalf of its clients. Forefront is the largest dermatology group practice in the U.S. The transaction is being led by Geoff Smith, Tyler Bradshaw, Charles Busch, and Larsen Jones of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Corey Benjamin and Ted Casey of the firm’s Consumer Group.

February 11, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Alcumus Group Limited (Alcumus), a portfolio company of Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP (Inflexion), on its pending sale to Apax Partners LLP (Apax). Alcumus provides environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) software and technology-enabled services to over 45,000 customers. The transaction is being led by Thierry Monjauze, Erik Szyndlar, Brian Titterington and Mathew Tsui of the Harris Williams Technology Group.

February 9, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a portfolio company of ATL Partners (ATL) and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI), on its pending sale to A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk). Pilot is a leading U.S.-based last mile, middle mile, and border crossing solutions provider, specializing in the big and bulky freight segment for B2C and B2B distribution models. The transaction is being led by Frank Mountcastle, Jason Bass, Jonathan Meredith, Trey Balson, Tom Dunne and Justin Icardo of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

February 2, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Medical Knowledge Group, LLC (MKG), a portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners (Court Square) and Aisling Capital (Aisling), on its sale to Novo Holdings A/S (Novo Holdings). MKG is an analytics-driven commercialization platform delivering healthcare provider targeted insights and solutions that maximize the clinical and commercial potential of biopharmaceutical customer brands. The transaction was led by Paul Hepper, Brian Jones, and Hampton Cokeley of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Dan Linsalata of the firm’s Technology Group.

January 31, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Ntiva, a portfolio company of Southfield Capital, on its sale to PSP Partners (PSP). Ntiva is a leading provider of managed IT services, strategic consulting, cybersecurity services, cloud services and telecom solutions. The transaction was led by the Harris Williams Business Services Group and Technology Group, including Derek Lewis, Anthony Basmajian, Priyanka Naithani, Jenson Dunn and Phil Ashkenaz.

January 31, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Alliance Animal Health on its significant growth investment from the Flagship Fund of L Catterton. Alliance Animal Health is a leading acquirer and operator of veterinary hospitals for companion animals. LightBay Capital (LightBay) will retain a significant minority stake. The transaction was led by Whit Knier of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Corey Benjamin, Beau Pierce, Trey Shehan, and Kelly Soudachanh of the firm’s Consumer Group.

January 27, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised AST LLC (AST), a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital (Tailwind), on its sale to Recognize Partners (Recognize). AST is an award-winning full-service cloud services solution provider, serving clients in the public and commercial sectors for more than two decades. Anthony Basmajian of the Harris Williams Business Services Group and Priyanka Naithani of the firm’s Technology Group advised on the transaction.

January 27, 2022

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces Intermediate Capital Group PLC’s (LSE: ICP; ICG) investment in Travel Chapter Ltd (Travel Chapter), alongside the management team. Travel Chapter is a portfolio company of ECI Partners (ECI) and a leading platform for high-quality self-catering holiday rentals in the U.K. The transaction, led by Will Bain, Stefan van de Ven and Andreas Illmer of the Harris Williams Consumer Group, extends the firm’s track record in the travel and leisure sector.