Dedicated Industry Practices Grow in the U.S. and Europe

April 13, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the expansion of the firm's dedicated Technology, Telecom & Digital Media (TTDM) Group. The team's growth is consistent with the firm's increased industry specialization.

Derek Swaim, director, and Tyler Dewing, vice president, joined the firm's TTDM Group. Both Swaim and Dewing are located in the firm's Boston office. Earlier this year, Harris Williams & Co. Ltd announced the hire of senior professional Francois Morin, joining Thierry Monjauze in London to expand the firm's European TTDM efforts. The U.S. and European TTDM team comprises the largest industry practice within Harris Williams & Co.

Harris Williams & Co. continues to develop several of its other industry specific teams, having also recently expanded its Healthcare & Life Sciences Group and its Energy & Power Group.

Swaim has been with Harris Williams & Co. since 2004, working on transactions across a variety of industries with particular focus on technology. He has over twelve years of middle market mergers and acquisitions experience. Along with Swaim, Dewing joined the TTDM Group, giving the team additional senior expertise with a dedicated industry focus.