Harris Williams & Co. Advises Business Resource Holding, Inc. on its Sale to JLL

July 6, 2016

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for 25 years, announces that it served as exclusive financial advisor to Business Resource Holding, Inc. (doing business as BRG), a recognized expert in workplace technology consulting, technology implementation and space and move management services, in its sale to JLL (NYSE: JLL). The transaction was led by Derek Lewis, Jeff Burkett, Marshall Croft and Graham Gillam of the firm’s Richmond office.

BRG served real estate and facilities management clients within corporate, institutional and government sectors by providing innovative solutions that drive quantifiable results. BRG built an industry-leading reputation for helping companies successfully implement new technology systems, optimize underperforming existing technology platforms and understand how to better integrate tools to deliver workplace strategies. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas and service center locations around the world, BRG addressed large-scale business transformations, delivered strategic advice, innovative technology, program management and sustainment services.

JLL is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of four billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $58.3 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name and a registered trademark of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.

Harris Williams & Co. (www.harriswilliams.com), a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC), is a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide. The firm has deep industry knowledge, global transaction expertise and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Harris Williams & Co. provides sell-side and acquisition advisory, restructuring advisory, board advisory, private placements and capital markets advisory services.

Harris Williams & Co.’s Business Services Group has experience across a variety of sectors, including facility services; environmental services; business process outsourcing; legal and insurance services; marketing and information services; professional services; payment processing and financial services; and education and training. For more information on the firm’s Business Services Group and other recent transactions, visit the Business Services Group’s section of the Harris Williams & Co. website.

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