August 10, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Washing Systems, LLC (Washing Systems), a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, on its sale to Kao Corporation (Kao). Washing Systems is a leading provider of chemical and technical services to the commercial laundry processing industry.

August 9, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces the sale of Rise Baking Company (Rise), a portfolio company of Arbor Private Investment Company (Arbor), to Olympus Partners (Olympus). Rise is a leading provider of bakery products including cookies, dessert bars, artisan breads and flatbreads. Harris Williams extends its track record in the sector with this transaction, led by Tim Alexander, Brant Cash, Andy Warczak and Richard Furseth of the firm’s Consumer Group.

August 7, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised GI Partners on its acquisition of California Cryobank and Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®). GI Partners simultaneously acquired and combined both companies. The transactions were led by Andy Dixon of Harris Williams’ Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

August 7, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Rock-It Cargo on its sale of a majority stake to ATL Partners. Rock-It Cargo is a leading provider of mission-critical international freight forwarding solutions to the live entertainment and music touring, fine arts, sports, corporate events, industrial power projects and humanitarian relief end markets. The transaction was led by Frank Mountcastle, Jason Bass, Jeff Burkett, James O'Malley and Trey Balson of Harris Williams’ Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

August 7, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Precision Global, a portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital (Peak Rock), on its sale to ONCAP. Precision Global is a leading provider of dispensing solutions. The transaction was led by John Arendale, Patrick McNulty, Jeff Perkins, Brad Morrison, Brandt Carr and Chuck Walter of Harris Williams’ Industrials Group.

August 7, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Veritext Corporation (Veritext), a provider of deposition and litigation support services, on its sale to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (LGP). Harris Williams served as the financial advisor to Veritext, a portfolio company of Pamplona Capital Management (Pamplona). The transaction was led by Derek Lewis, Anthony Basmajian, Graham Gillam and Peter Morgan of Harris Williams’ Business Services Group, and John Arendale of the Richmond office.

August 1, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Taymax Group Holdings, LLC (Taymax), a portfolio company of ClearLight Partners, LLC (ClearLight) on its sale to Trilantic North America. Headquartered in Salem, New Hampshire, Taymax is one of the largest and fastest growing franchisees within the Planet Fitness system. The transaction was led by Ryan Budlong, Ed Arkus, Corey Benjamin and Zach England of Harris Williams’ Consumer Group.

July 30, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it has advised Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a portfolio company of PNC Riverarch Capital, on its sale to GenNx360 Capital Partners (GenNx360). PAG is a leading provider of value-added aftermarket services to the turbine general aviation, defense and commercial fixed and rotary wing markets. The transaction was led by Chris Rogers, Doug Kinard and Mike Rohman from Harris Williams’ Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group.

July 30, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Jet Parts Engineering, Inc. (JPE) on its recapitalization by Vance Street Capital (Vance Street). JPE’s current management team is partnering with Vance Street as the company enters its next phase of growth. JPE is a leading independent provider of OEM alternative parts and repair solutions to the commercial aerospace industry, offering both proprietary aftermarket replacement parts (Parts Manufacturing Approval or PMA parts) and proprietary component repairs. JPE serves as a trusted partner helping airlines and maintenance, repair and overhaul providers (MROs) reduce the cost of aircraft operations and upkeep. The transaction was led by Doug Kinard, Chris Rogers and David Jones of Harris Williams’ Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group and Dan Savage of the firm’s Richmond office.

July 27, 2018

Harris Williams, a preeminent investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Therapy Brands Holdings LLC, (Therapy Brands), a portfolio company of Providence Strategic Growth Capital Partners L.L.C. (PSG) and Greater Sum Ventures (GSV), on its investment from investment funds affiliated with Lightyear Capital LLC (Lightyear) and Oak HC/FT. Therapy Brands is a leading provider of fully-integrated and comprehensive practice management, electronic health record (EHR), payment and revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions for the mental and behavioral health market segments. The transaction was led by Jeff Bistrong, Tyler Dewing, Priyanka Naithani and Mike Quealy of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

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