February 19, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Atlas Intermediate Holdings LLC (Atlas), a portfolio company of Bernhard Capital Partners (Bernhard Capital) that provides services under the name Atlas Technical Consultants, on its sale to Boxwood Merger Corp. (Boxwood). Boxwood is a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company. The combined company has changed its name to “Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc.” As of February 18, 2020, the company’s shares of Class A common stock began trading on Nasdaq under the new ticker symbol “ATCX.”

February 19, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Lancaster Foods, a subsidiary of Guest Services, Inc. (Guest Services), on its sale to The Coastal Companies, a portfolio company of Continental Grain’s Arlon Group (Continental Grain). Lancaster Foods is a leading diversified produce wholesaler. The transaction was led by Tim Alexander, Brant Cash, Brant Wilczek and Robert Wilson of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

February 19, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it served as an advisor to EyeCare Partners, LLC (ECP) in conjunction with its sale to Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager, which invested in the business on behalf of its clients. ECP, a portfolio company of FFL Partners (FFL), is a leading provider of medical eye care services in the U.S. The engagement was led by Andy Dixon, James Clark and Cheairs Porter of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

February 12, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Kronos Foods, Inc. (Kronos), a portfolio company of Grey Mountain Partners, LLC (Grey Mountain), on its sale to Entrepreneurial Equity Partners (e2p). Kronos is a leading provider of on-trend, value-added specialty protein, bakery and sauce products. The transaction was led by Tim Alexander, Brant Cash, Brant Wilczek and Richard Furseth of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

February 4, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Integrated Global Services, Inc. (IGS), a portfolio company of Industrial Growth Partners (IGP), on its sale to an investment affiliate of J.F. Lehman & Company (JFLCO). IGS is a leading provider of on-site high velocity thermal spray cladding, ceramic protection and other engineered products to solve metal wastage and reliability problems for some of the world’s most valuable, mission-critical equipment. The company leverages proprietary technology and deep experience to prevent equipment failure, extend service life and minimize outage downtime across the energy, power generation and other industrial end markets. The transaction was led by Matt White, Drew Spitzer, Neha Shah and Thomas Saunders of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

February 3, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Elliott Aviation, LLC on its majority recapitalization by Summit Park. Elliott Aviation is a second-generation, family-owned business aviation company. The transaction was led by Doug Kinard, Chris Rogers, David Jones and Jon Behrendt of the Harris Williams Aerospace, Defense & Government Services (ADG) Group.

February 3, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising Kissner Group Holdings LP (Kissner), which is owned by Metalmark Capital Holdings LLC (Metalmark Capital), Silvertree‐KMC II LP (a venture between Silverhawk Capital Partners and Demetree Salt, LLC) and the Kissner management team, on its pending sale to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC (SCIH). Kissner is a leading pure-play producer and supplier of salt in North America. The transaction is being led by Tim Webb, Brad Morrison, Ty Denoncourt, Chris Toussaint and Peter Grace of the Harris Williams Industrials Group and Joe Conner of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

February 3, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Specialty Welding and Turnarounds LLC (SWAT), a portfolio company of Hastings Equity Partners (Hastings), on its sale to ORIX Capital Partners LLC. SWAT is a leading provider of specialty welding and turnaround services to refinery, petrochemical and industrial customers. The company works across the Gulf and West Coast regions, maintaining a craft labor database of over 4,000 professionals. The transaction was led by Matt White, Drew Spitzer and Neha Shah of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group and Dan Pate of the firm’s Richmond office. 

January 31, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Iptor Supply Chain Systems (Iptor), a portfolio company of Marlin Equity Partners (Marlin), on its sale to Bregal Unternehmerkapital (Bregal). Iptor is a premier provider of supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services. The transaction was led by Thierry Monjauze, Andy Leed, Sylvain Noblet and Mathew Tsui of the Harris Williams Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

January 21, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Groundworks, a portfolio company of Succession Capital Partners (Succession) and Matt Malone, Groundworks founder and CEO, on their growth capital partnership with Cortec Group (Cortec). Groundworks is the nation’s largest privately-held residential foundation services company and a rapidly growing residential services platform. The transaction was led by John Neuner, Brent Spiller, Zach Ledwith and Dylan Digmon of the Harris Williams Consumer Group. As part of the transaction, Succession will remain an investor in the company and Matt Malone will continue as CEO.

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