December 3, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised American Track, a portfolio company of Hilltop Private Capital (Hilltop) and PNC Mezzanine Capital (PNC MC), on its recapitalization with DFW Capital Partners (DFW). American Track is a leading provider of inspection, maintenance, repair and specialized construction services for industrial railroad infrastructure in the United States. The transaction was led by the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group, including Joe Conner, Ty Denoncourt, Trey Balson, Justin Icardo and George Stephenson.  

December 3, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Stokke on its pending acquisition of BABYZEN, the leading French designer and manufacturer of premium baby strollers and accessories sold under the internationally-recognized YOYO brand. The transaction is being led by Ed Arkus, Brent Spiller, Konstantin Molinari and Michael Osborne of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

December 3, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised ISS A/S (CPSE:ISS; ISS) on its sale of a U.S.-based portfolio of single-service janitorial and specialized services contracts to Argenbright Holdings. All other ISS businesses in the U.S., including integrated facilities services (IFS), cleaning and janitorial, aviation, and food service offerings, will remain unaffected by the transaction. ISS is a leading workplace experience and facility management company. The transaction was led by Derek Lewis, Brian Lucas, Taylor Morris, Pete Morgan and Brian Holden of the Harris Williams Business Services Group.

December 2, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised American Paper & Twine on its sale to Imperial Dade, a portfolio company of Bain Capital. American Paper & Twine is a leading distributor of janitorial, packaging, disposable food service, safety and office products. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore, Graham Gillam, Robert Devlin and John Chase of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.

December 2, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Pink Lily on its investment from an affiliate of Cortec Group (Cortec). Founded in 2014, Pink Lily is one of the fastest growing online women’s lifestyle brands in the country. The transaction was led by Ryan Budlong, Corey Benjamin, Beau Pierce, and Dylan Digmon of the Harris Williams Consumer Group and Keith Zukowski of the firm’s Richmond office.

December 2, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised TPC Training (TPC), a portfolio company of Frontenac Company (Frontenac), on its sale to American Safety Council (ASC), a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners (Ridgemont). TPC is a provider of workforce training; performance management; and environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance software solutions for industrial and highly regulated end-markets. The transaction was led by Erik Szyndlar, Andy Leed, Brian Titterington, Ben de Fiebre and Matt Calderon of the Harris Williams Technology Group.

November 18, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Eurazeo (EPA: RF) on its pending acquisition of Scaled Agile, Inc. (Scaled Agile), a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners (Leeds Equity) and Rubicon Technology Partners (Rubicon). Scaled Agile is a leading global provider of the framework, platform, professional training content and certifications for implementing business agility practices across the enterprise. Eurazeo will hold a majority stake and invest approximately $300 million alongside existing investors Leeds Equity and the Scaled Agile management team. The transaction is being led by the Harris Williams Technology Group.

November 16, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Profile Products (Profile), a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners (Incline), on its sale to New Mountain Capital, LLC (New Mountain). Profile is a leading developer and manufacturer of highly engineered specialty agriscience materials that promote environmental sustainability while delivering superior performance for horticulture, erosion control and other specialty applications. The transaction was led by Tim Webb, John Lautemann, Chuck Walter, Matt Crisafi and Nick Kron of the Harris Williams Industrials Group.

November 15, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Owen Equipment Company (Owen), a portfolio company of CenterGate Capital (CenterGate), on its sale to Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd. (Wynnchurch). Owen is a leading specialty equipment platform providing critical infrastructure solutions to municipal, utility and commercial customers throughout the Western United States. The transaction was led by Luke Semple, Neha Shah, Trevor Casey and Phil Hart of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

November 11, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised IMIA Group Holdings (IMIA), a portfolio company of J.F. Lehman & Company (JFLCO), on its sale to The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG; Carlyle) and Stellex Capital Management (Stellex). IMIA is a leading provider of multi-disciplined marine services for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and new construction of United States Navy (USN) vessels. The transaction was led by Doug Kinard and Elliot Cave of the Harris Williams Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group and Drew Spitzer, Matt White and Greg Waller of the firm’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

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