June 14, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Heart of Hospice, LLC (Heart of Hospice), a portfolio company of EPI Group, LLC (EPI Group), on its pending sale to LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG; LHC Group). The transaction is being led by James Clark, Nick Owens and Michael Mahoney of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

June 8, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Visual Comfort & Co., the premier resource for signature designer lighting, on its pending investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Leonard Green & Partners (LGP). The investment is being made alongside Visual Comfort & Co.’s existing investment partner, AEA Investors LP (AEA). The transaction is being led by Corey Benjamin, John Neuner and Zach Ledwith of the Harris Williams Consumer Group and Graham Rives of the firm’s Building Products & Materials Group.

June 3, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Duke Street Private Equity (Duke Street) on its pending acquisition of COMPO Consumer (COMPO), continental Europe’s largest producer and distributor of gardening soil, fertilizer, plant protection and lawn seeds, from China-based Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group Co. Ltd. (Kingenta). The transaction is being led by Ed Arkus, Andreas Poth and Stefan van de Ven of the Harris Williams Consumer Group and Daniel Wang, a managing director who leads the firm’s platform in Asia.

June 2, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Network Wireless Solutions (NWS), a full-service distributor of mission-critical materials and logistics solutions to the wireless telecommunications industry, on its sale to Grain Management, LLC (Grain). The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore, Graham Gillam, Maury Nolen and Michael Tuohey of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.

June 1, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Qualus Power Services (Qualus), a portfolio company of Mason Wells, on its sale to New Mountain Capital (New Mountain). Qualus is a leading provider of engineering and specialized technical field services to utility and private power grid infrastructure. The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White, Ian Thomas, Thomas Saunders and Marshall Wills of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

May 19, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Transaction Data Systems (TDS), a portfolio company of GTCR, on its sale to BlackRock Long Term Private Capital (BlackRock LTPC). TDS is a leader in pharmacy software solutions and services. The transaction was led by Sam Hendler, Dan Linsalata, Ryan Costa and Rebecca Evans of the Harris Williams Technology Group and Paul Hepper of the firm’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

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.