Harris Williams Overview
Global Advisory Platform
- Founded in 1991
- 350+ professionals across eight offices globally
- 170+ closed transactions in the last 24 months
- 21st record year in 2018
- 10 dedicated industry groups
HW Testing, Inspection & Certification (“TIC”) Sector Focus Areas
Buildings & Infrastructure
- Design Review
- Commercial, Residential, and Civil Inspection
- Project and Construction Management
- Construction Materials Testing
- Structure Integrity Analysis
- Product Failure Analysis
- Environmental Impact Testing
- Consumer Products Testing
- Trade Certification and Auditing
- Expert Witness Services
Energy / Oil & Gas
- Oil, Fuel, Liquids, and Chain of Custody Testing
- Energy Infrastructure Inspection and Testing
- Integrity Management
- Corrosion Monitoring
- Production Analytics and Measurement
- Stormwater Management
- Emissions Monitoring and Testing
- Soil, Water, and Air Testing
- Environmental Consulting
- Industrial Hygiene
Food & Agriculture
- Pesticide, Soil, and Seed/Crop Testing
- FDA Audit and Compliance
- Chemical and Nutritional Testing
- Food Production Assessments
- Food Contaminant Testing
- Pharmaceuticals Testing
- Medical Device Testing
- Ecological Toxicology
- Residue and Analytical Chemistry
- Soil, Plant, Animal Metabolism
Power & Utilities
- T&D Inspection & Testing
- Electrical Inspection & Testing
- Renewables Testing and Inspection
- In-Plant Inspection
- Reliability Services
Transportation & Aerospace
- Supplier and Supply Chain Audits
- 3rd Party Assessments
- Performance Management Services
- Aerospace and Automotive Parts Testing
- Manufacturing Inspection
Select Recent HW TIC Transactions
Select TIC M&A Transactions
Eddyfi Technologies Acquires NDT Global
- NDT Global is a Germany based provider of ultrasonic pipeline inspection and data analysis services for onshore and offshore pipelines.
- Eddyfi Technologies is currently a portfolio company of Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec.
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Takes Minority Stake in Socotec
- Socotec is a France based provider of inspection and measurement services for engineering structures, facilities, and equipment. Socotec is currently a portfolio company of Cobepa.
- Clayton, Dubilier & Rice’s investment will provide the group with 33% ownership stake.
Shermco Industries Acquires NextGen Technologies
- NextGen Technologies is a Canada based provider of integrated electrical testing services including design, testing, commissioning, maintenance, and repairs of protection and control systems.
- Shermco Industries is currently a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors.
Socotec Acquires Vidaris
- Vidaris is a leading provider of assurance services, building design, efficiency and dispute resolution in the construction, real estate, infrastructure and industrial fields.
- Vidaris was previously a portfolio company of Cortec Group. Socotec is currently a portfolio company of Cobepa.
Montrose Environmental Group Acquires Air, Water & Soil Laboratories
- Air, Water & Soil Laboratories is a leading testing services and data analysis of wastewater, drinking water, soil, solids, and air in the mid-Atlantic.
- Montrose Environmental Group is currently a portfolio company of GFI Oaktree Capital Management.
The Riverside Company Acquires Performance Systems Integration
- Performance Systems Integration is a leading provider of fire and life safety services including system inspection, service, and monitoring to clients in the Pacific Northwest.
- Performance Systems Integration was previously a portfolio company of Peterson Partners.
Boxwood Merger Corporation Has Reached an Agreement to Acquire Atlas Technical Consultants
- Atlas Technical Consultants, currently a portfolio company of Bernhard Capital Partners, is a leading provider professional testing, inspection, engineering, and consulting services to public and private infrastructure.
- Harris Williams is serving as the lead advisor to Atlas Technical Consultants.
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