Harris Williams & Co. Hires Managing Director to Lead M&A Efforts in Asia; Firm Continues Global Expansion with Top Level Talent

June 12, 2017

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, is pleased to announce that it has hired Daniel Wang as a managing director to lead the firm’s efforts in Asia. Wang will play an integral role in cross-border deal execution with strategic and financial Asian buyers and will work collaboratively with the firm’s 10 Industry Groups and Somerley Group, a boutique M&A advisory services firm with offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong with which Harris Williams & Co. has an exclusive relationship as part of its global network.  

Wang began his investment banking career in 2001 in New York. He has extensive cross-border M&A experience having been based in New York, London and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Harris Williams & Co., Wang led Citi’s Asia Pacific consumer and retail investment banking business in Hong Kong with a significant focus on sourcing and executing U.S./Asia and Europe/Asia transactions. Throughout his career, he has advised clients from a number of different countries on sales and acquisitions including China Resources and Bright Food Group headquartered in China, Lotte Co., Ltd headquartered in Korea, KKR & Co. L.P. headquartered in New York, Heineken headquartered in the Netherlands and Matrix Laboratories Limited headquartered in India.

“We are thrilled to have Daniel join the firm. He brings experience and insight into the Asian markets and will be an important resource for our clients on global transactions across industries,” said Ned Valentine, executive managing director at Harris Williams & Co. “We continue to invest in top level talent to best serve the needs of our clients and Daniel will be a valuable member of our senior leadership team.”

Harris Williams & Co. (www.harriswilliams.com), a subsidiary 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.

Investment banking services are provided by Harris Williams LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC, and Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, which is a private limited company incorporated under English law with its registered office at 5th Floor, 6 St. Andrew Street, London EC4A 3AE, UK, registered with the Registrar of Companies for England and Wales (registration number 7078852). Harris Williams & Co. Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Harris Williams & Co. is a trade name under which Harris Williams LLC and Harris Williams & Co. Ltd conduct business.