September 8, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising Universal Corporation (NYSE: UVV; Universal) on its pending acquisition of Silva International (Silva). Universal sources, processes and supplies agri-products and is the leading global leaf tobacco supplier. The transaction is being led by Tim Alexander, Andy Warczak and Ryan Ghazaeri of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

Nutrition Investor
August 27, 2020

Investors of all types are paying attention to food and beverage. Will Bain discusses trends shaping the sector’s M&A landscape with Nutrition Investor.

Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network
August 25, 2020

How is the food and beverage M&A landscape changing? Ryan Freeman discusses the state of the market with Chicago Food & Beverage Network.

August 18, 2020

Harris Williams recently advised Veriforce, a leader in integrated supply chain risk management software and solutions, on its acquisition of ComplyWorks, a premier provider of web-based solutions that cover the entire compliance lifecycle from contractor management to workforce management, worksite management and payment.

July 1, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised H.I.G. Capital’s investment affiliate, H.I.G. Advantage (H.I.G.), on its acquisition of Supply Source Enterprises, Inc. (SSE) from Genuine Parts Company (GPC). SSE is a leading manufacturer of branded and private label personal protective equipment and janitorial, safety, hygiene and sanitation products. The transaction was led by Bob Baltimore and Graham Gillam of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.

July 1, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised The Retina Group of Washington (RGW) on its transaction with PRISM Vision Group (PRISM), a portfolio company of Quad-C. RGW is a leading provider of retinal and macular care in the greater Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) region and, as part of the PRISM network, will be the platform practice for building a vertically integrated eye care network in the region. The transaction was led by Andy Dixon, Paul Hepper and Brian Jones of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group and Beau Pierce of the firm’s Richmond office.

PE Hub
June 26, 2020

Most advisory firms have altered their summer programs due to COVID-19. Read how this is being handled across the market in PE Hub, featuring Managing Director and Chief Talent Officer Lane Hopkins.

June 24, 2020

Harris Williams recently advised ATP, a premier global provider of information services and software solutions  within the aviation industry, on its acquisition of Flightdocs. Flightdocs is a leading provider of aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management solutions within business aviation.

The combined company will deliver powerful, cloud-based software solutions for aircraft maintenance tracking, troubleshooting, recurring defect analysis, inventory management, and flight scheduling—combined with a robust library of technical publications and regulatory content.

June 22, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising Capita plc (Capita), a consulting, transformation and digital services business, on the pending sale of Eclipse Legal Systems (Eclipse) to The Access Group (Access). Eclipse is a leading mid-market case, matter and practice management software provider operating primarily in the U.K. legal market. The transaction is being led by Thierry Monjauze, Mathew Tsui and John Levy of the firm’s London office.

June 1, 2020

Harris Williams is advising Aurora Capital Partners (Aurora) on its pending acquisition of FMG Suite, a portfolio company of K1 Investment Management. Aurora’s acquisition of FMG Suite, a category leader in cloud-based marketing automation software for financial professionals, highlights the continued investor interest in both marketing automation and financial technology assets in today’s uncertain market.

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