March 20, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised LEARN Behavioral (LEARN), a portfolio company of LLR Partners (LLR), on its sale to Gryphon Investors (Gryphon). LEARN is a leading provider of autism treatment therapy services delivered in diverse settings including homes, centers and schools to accommodate each child’s unique clinical needs and family dynamics. The transaction was led by Whit Knier, James Clark, Tyler Bradshaw, Nathan Robertson and Cameron Thomas of Harris Williams’ Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

March 19, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Tech Air, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners LLC (CI Capital), on its sale to Airgas, an Air Liquide company.

FreightWaves
March 6, 2019

Managing Directors Jason Bass and Frank Mountcastle expect third-party logistics (3PL) M&A to stay hot in 2019. Read about the dynamics that are making the market attractive for both buyers and sellers. 

March 1, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it exclusively advised Whitford Worldwide Company (Whitford) on its sale to PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE:PPG; PPG). Whitford is a global manufacturer that specializes in low-friction and nonstick coatings for industrial applications and consumer products. The transaction was led by Patrick McNulty, John Lautemann, Ty Denoncourt and Jeff Mullen of Harris Williams’ Industrials Group.

February 26, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR; CIRCOR) on the sale of its lubrication management and chemical cleaning solutions division, Reliability Services, to an affiliate of RelaDyne, LLC (RelaDyne), a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity. The transaction was led by Matt White, Drew Spitzer, Greg Waller, and Thomas Saunders of Harris Williams’ Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

Privcap
February 18, 2019

Mike Hogan, a managing director in the firm's Industrials Group, explains why he remains optimistic about the deal market in 2019. 

February 6, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising Tech Air, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners LLC (CI Capital), on its pending sale to Airgas, an Air Liquide company. Tech Air is a U.S. distributor of industrial and medical gases, welding supplies and related equipment. The transaction is being led by Giles Tucker, Eric Logue, Graham Rives and Chuck Walter of Harris Williams’ Industrials Group and Bob Baltimore of the firm’s Specialty Distribution Group.

February 5, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces the sale of Nature Delivered Ltd. (trading as graze), a portfolio company of Carlyle Europe Technology Partners, on its sale to Unilever. graze is a technology-enabled healthy snacks brand that sells its products online, directly to consumers and in retail. The transaction, led by Glenn Gurtcheff, William Bain, Ryan Freeman, Andreas Poth, Andy Warczak and Faye Maughan of Harris Williams’ Consumer Group, extends the firm’s track record in the healthy snack sector.

January 28, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Aeryon Labs Inc. (Aeryon), a portfolio company of Summit Partners, on its sale to FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR; NASDAQ:FLIR) for $200 million. Aeryon is a leading developer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), imaging and delivery payloads and flight management software for military, public safety and critical infrastructure markets. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Chris Smith, Mike Rohman and Jon Behrendt of Harris Williams’ Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group.

January 17, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised NSC Minerals Ltd. (NSC), a portfolio company of Altas Partners (Altas), on its sale to Kissner Group Holdings LP (Kissner). The transaction was led by Tim Webb, Ty Denoncourt and Peter Grace of the Harris Williams’ Industrials Group and Joe Conner and Jeff Burkett of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.