June 18, 2018

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it acted as exclusive advisor to Visma Sverige Holding AB (Visma) on its divestment of market-leading mass hosting providers Loopia and Active 24 to Axcel Management A/S (Axcel). The transaction was led by Thierry Monjauze and Sylvain Noblet of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group and Krishna Patel of the firm’s London office. This transaction further demonstrates Harris Williams & Co.’s deep expertise in hosting, having also advised Zitcom on its sale to Intelligent.

June 14, 2018

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it is advising Hg on its pending acquisition of IT Relation, a leading Danish supplier of managed IT services to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The transaction is being led by Thierry Monjauze and Sylvain Noblet of Harris Williams & Co.’s Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group and Danielius Uznys of the firm’s London office.

June 7, 2018

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it is advising GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc. (GlobalTranz), a portfolio company of Providence Strategic Growth (Providence), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, Susquehanna Growth Equity, Volition Capital and Savano Capital Partners, on its pending sale to The Jordan Company (TJC).

June 5, 2018

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Shermco Industries, Inc. (Shermco), a portfolio company of funds managed by the GFI Energy Group of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (Oaktree), to Gryphon Investors (Gryphon). Shermco is a leading provider of testing, commissioning, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and power distribution systems. The transaction was led by Drew Spitzer, Matt White, Luke Semple, Ian Thomas and Michael Drummond of Harris Williams & Co.’s Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

June 5, 2018

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Water’s Edge Dermatology (Water’s Edge), one of the leading dermatology practices in Florida, on its recapitalization by Gryphon Investors (Gryphon) in partnership with Water’s Edge’s founder Dr. Ted Schiff. Harris Williams & Co. served as the exclusive advisor to Water’s Edge. The transaction was led by Andy Dixon, Geoff Smith, Nick Owens and Juliann Rienecker of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group

June 4, 2018

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Dwyer Group, Inc. (Dwyer Group), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (Riverside), on its sale to Harvest Partners. Dwyer Group is one of the world’s largest parent companies of trade service brands with over 3,200 franchisees and $1.7 billion in system-wide sales around the world. The transaction was led by John Neuner, Brent Spiller, Corey Benjamin and Zach Ledwith of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group and Bob Baltimore, Taylor Morris and Pete Morgan of the firm’s Business Services Group.

June 4, 2018

Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that it advised Livingbridge on its acquisition of loveholidays, a leading online travel agent (OTA) based in the UK. The transaction was led by Edward Arkus, Will Bain and Krishna Patel of Harris Williams & Co.’s Consumer Group.

May 30, 2018

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Evolution Research Group, LLC (ERG), a portfolio company of DFW Capital Partners (DFW), on its sale to Linden Capital Partners (Linden). ERG is a leading independent clinical research site services company focused on special populations and is a market leader in central nervous system (CNS). The transaction was led by Paul Hepper, Geoff Smith and Andrew Hoft of Harris Williams & Co.’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group, as well as Trey Balson of the firm’s Richmond office.

May 1, 2018

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it exclusively advised EP Minerals, LLC (EP Minerals), a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, on its sale to U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SLCA; U.S. Silica) for $750 million.  EP Minerals is a global producer of engineered materials derived from industrial minerals including diatomaceous earth (DE), clay (calcium bentonite) and perlite. The transaction was led by Tim Webb, Patrick McNulty, John Lautemann, Ty Denoncourt and Chris Toussaint of Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group as well as John Neuner of the firm’s Richmond office.

May 1, 2018

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces that it advised Ryan Herco Flow Solutions (Ryan Herco), a portfolio company of Greenbriar Equity Group LLC (Greenbriar), on its sale to SunSource, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R). Ryan Herco is a leading national distributor of fluid handling, filtration and flow control products. The transaction was led by Brian Lucas, Graham Gillam and Rob Devlin of Harris Williams & Co.’s Specialty Distribution Group and Giles Tucker of the firm’s Industrials Group.

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