November 12, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Truco Enterprises (Truco), a portfolio company of Insignia Capital Group (Insignia), on its pending sale to Utz Brands, Inc. (NYSE: UTZ; Utz). Truco is a leading maker of tortilla chips, salsa and queso sold under the On The Border® (OTB) brand.  The transaction is being led by Tim Alexander, Ryan Freeman, Zach England, Thomas DeMinico and David Stead of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

November 10, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Highline Aftermarket Holdings, LLC (Highline), a portfolio company of The Sterling Group (Sterling), on its sale to Pritzker Private Capital (PPC). Highline is a leading national distributor of automotive aftermarket products. The transaction was led by Joe Conner, Jeff Kidd, Nicholas Petrick and Trey Balson of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Bob Baltimore, Graham Gillam and Kel Wilburn of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.  

November 9, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising MPM Products (MPM), a portfolio company of ECI Partners (ECI), on its pending sale to 3i Group (3i). MPM produces premium, natural pet food for discerning cat and dog owners under the Applaws, Encore and Reveal brands. The transaction is being led by Will Bain and Ryan Budlong of the Harris Williams Consumer Group and Daniel Wang, a managing director leading the firm's efforts in Asia.

November 4, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Veregy, a portfolio company of Bow River Capital, on its sale to Court Square Capital Partners (Court Square). Veregy is an energy services company (ESCO) that designs, engineers and implements eco-friendly building and system optimizations that minimize upfront costs and produce meaningful energy and operational savings. The transaction was led by Luke Semple, Drew Spitzer, Ian Thomas, Greg Waller and Trevor Casey of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.

November 3, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Service Logic, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus LLC (Warburg Pincus), on its sale to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (LGP). Service Logic is a leading independent commercial HVAC services provider in the United States. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore, Brian Lucas, Anthony Basmajian, Bryce Walker and Brian Holden of the Harris Williams Business Services Group.

October 30, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Parts Authority, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company (TJC), on its sale to Kohlberg & Company, LLC (Kohlberg). Parts Authority is a leading aftermarket distributor of replacement automotive and truck parts in the United States. The transaction was led by Joe Conner, Jershon Jones and Elliott Yousefian of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Bob Baltimore, Taylor Morris and Phil Ashkenaz of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.

October 28, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising SentryOne, a portfolio company of Mainsail Partners, on its pending sale to SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI).  SentryOne is a leading provider of mission-critical database performance monitoring and DataOps software for the Microsoft Data Platform, including SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and AWS RDS for SQL Server.  The transaction is being led by Tyler Dewing, Priyanka Naithani, Ryan Costa and Rebecca Evans of the Harris Williams Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

October 21, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising Capstone Logistics, LLC (Capstone), a portfolio company of The Jordan Company (TJC), on its pending sale to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G.). Capstone is a leading provider of outsourced supply chain solutions at nationwide distribution centers catering primarily to the grocery, food service and retail industries. The transaction is being led by Frank Mountcastle, Jason Bass, Jeff Kidd, Jonathan Meredith and Justin Icardo of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

October 13, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Indulge Desserts Intermediate Holdings, LLC (Indulge Desserts), a portfolio company of AUA Private Equity Partners, LLC (AUA Private Equity), on its sale to Emmi Group (Emmi). Indulge Desserts is a manufacturer of premium gourmet desserts, offering a full line of American and international, all-natural products to the foodservice and retail markets across the U.S. The transaction was led by Tim Alexander, Brant Cash and Brant Wilczek of the Harris Williams Consumer Group and Andreas Poth of the firm's Frankfurt office.

October 1, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces Universal Corporation’s (NYSE: UVV; Universal) acquisition of Silva International (Silva). Universal sources, processes and supplies agri-products and is the leading global leaf tobacco supplier. The transaction, led by Tim Alexander and Andy Warczak of the Harris Williams Consumer Group, builds on the firm’s experience in the food ingredients sector.

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