February 22, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces the promotion of 26 senior professionals from the firm’s Frankfurt, Germany; London; Minneapolis; Richmond, Virginia; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C. offices. The promotions expand our senior capabilities across the firm.

February 17, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Kaizen Collision Center (Kaizen), a leading full-service collision repair provider, on its growth equity partnership with LNC Partners (LNC). The transaction was led by Joe Conner, Elliott Yousefian and Michael Meyer of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Nick Kron of the firm’s Richmond office.

February 12, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Xirgo Technologies, LLC (Xirgo), a portfolio company of HKW, on its pending sale to Sensata Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ST; Sensata). Xirgo is a leading provider of innovative, full-featured, application-specific wireless IoT communication devices for tracking, monitoring, and protecting remote assets and workers across an array of end markets. The transaction is being led by Giles Tucker, Eric Logue, Chris Toussaint and Nick Kron of the Harris Williams Industrials Group and Andy Leed of the firm’s Technology Group.

Mergers & Acquisitions
February 10, 2021

Priyanka Naithani, a director in our Technology Group, was recently recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions among an incredible group of women making a difference in M&A.

Food Dive
February 4, 2021

Managing Director Brant Cash spoke with Food Dive on the ingredients sector and what’s to come after the merger of IFF and Dupont Nutrition and Biosciences.

NOSH
January 28, 2021

Managing Director Ryan Freeman spoke with NOSH about M&A activity and trends in the salty snacks space.

January 21, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Continental Batteries (Continental), a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners (Incline), on its sale to H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G.). Continental is a leading distributor of aftermarket batteries to the electric utility vehicle, automotive, commercial, marine and industrial markets. The transaction was led by Brian Lucas, Graham Gillam and Jay Reynolds of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group and Nicholas Petrick of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

January 14, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised the founders of Single Use Support GmbH (SUSupport) and SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH (SHS) on an investment from Pall Corporation (Pall) in SUSupport. With its single-use products and associated equipment, SUSupport defines a new standard in the management of high value liquids in biopharma and regenerative medicine. Pall will provide a significant investment and partner with SUSupport to distribute the RoSS platform which enhances Pall’s integrated solutions and will make the RoSS platform more accessible to biopharma customers around the globe. The transaction was led by Jeffery Perkins and Brad Morrison of the Harris Williams Industrials Group and Paul Hepper, Stephan Döring and Christopher Dürolf of the firm’s Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

Mergers & Acquisitions
January 11, 2021

The energy transition is driving growth for businesses seeking to capitalize on trillions of dollars of market opportunity. Read our take in Mergers & Acquisitions.

January 7, 2021

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising TricorBraun, a portfolio company of AEA Investors LP (AEA), on its pending sale to funds managed by Ares Management Corporation’s Private Equity Group (Ares) and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’). TricorBraun is North America’s largest primary packaging distributor and one of the largest providers of packaging in the world. The transaction is being led by Bob Baltimore, Graham Gillam and Bill Greven of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group and Brandt Carr and Dan Savage of the firm’s Industrials Group.