December 22, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised TractManager, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners (Arsenal), on its sale to symplr, a portfolio company of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (Clearlake).  TractManager's technology and professional services optimize the business of healthcare through contracting, sourcing and provider management solutions. The transaction was led by Sam Hendler, Dan Linsalata, Jake Lin and Owen Hughes of the Harris Williams Technology Group.

December 22, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Inspired Pet Nutrition Limited (IPN), a portfolio company of L Catterton, on its pending sale to funds advised by CapVest Partners LLP (CapVest). IPN is the largest brand-led pet food manufacturer headquartered in the U.K. The transaction is being led by Will Bain and Ryan Budlong of the Harris Williams Consumer Group, with support from Andreas Poth, Konstantin Molinari and Michael Osborne.

December 15, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Appalachian Railcar Services, LLC (ARS), a portfolio company of GenNx360 Capital Partners (GenNx360), on its sale to Cathcart Rail, LLC (Cathcart) and its financial partner, Star America Infrastructure Partners, LLC (together with its related persons, Star America).

December 2, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised NVISION Eye Centers, Inc. (NVISION), a leading provider of ophthalmology services, on its investment from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’), the administrator of Canada's largest single-profession pension plan. The transaction was led by Andy Dixon, Cheairs Porter, Lucas Scholl and Stephen Crawford of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

December 2, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Midwest Dental, a portfolio company of FFL Partners (FFL), on its sale to Smile Brands Inc. (Smile Brands), a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors (Gryphon). Midwest Dental is a leading dental service organization with over 230 clinics in 17 states. The transaction was led by James Clark, Andy DixonTyler Bradshaw, Andrew Hoft and Cameron Thomas of the Harris Williams Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group.

December 1, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised FullSpeed Automotive (FullSpeed), a portfolio company of CenterOak Partners LLC (CenterOak), on its sale to MidOcean Partners (MidOcean). FullSpeed is one of the largest franchisers and operators of automotive service centers, primarily under the Grease Monkey and SpeeDee brands. The transaction was led by Joe Conner, Frank Mountcastle, Jeff Burkett, Jonathan Meredith, Elliott Yousefian and Michael Meyer of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

November 12, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising Truco Enterprises (Truco), a portfolio company of Insignia Capital Group (Insignia), on its pending sale to Utz Brands, Inc. (NYSE: UTZ; Utz). Truco is a leading maker of tortilla chips, salsa and queso sold under the On The Border® (OTB) brand.  The transaction is being led by Tim Alexander, Ryan Freeman, Zach England, Thomas DeMinico and David Stead of the Harris Williams Consumer Group.

November 10, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Highline Aftermarket Holdings, LLC (Highline), a portfolio company of The Sterling Group (Sterling), on its sale to Pritzker Private Capital (PPC). Highline is a leading national distributor of automotive aftermarket products. The transaction was led by Joe Conner, Jeff Kidd, Nicholas Petrick and Trey Balson of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Bob Baltimore, Graham Gillam and Kel Wilburn of the Harris Williams Specialty Distribution Group.  

November 9, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it is advising MPM Products (MPM), a portfolio company of ECI Partners (ECI), on its pending sale to 3i Group (3i). MPM produces premium, natural pet food for discerning cat and dog owners under the Applaws, Encore and Reveal brands. The transaction is being led by Will Bain and Ryan Budlong of the Harris Williams Consumer Group and Daniel Wang, a managing director leading the firm's efforts in Asia.

November 4, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Veregy, a portfolio company of Bow River Capital, on its sale to Court Square Capital Partners (Court Square). Veregy is an energy services company (ESCO) that designs, engineers and implements eco-friendly building and system optimizations that minimize upfront costs and produce meaningful energy and operational savings. The transaction was led by Luke Semple, Drew Spitzer, Ian Thomas, Greg Waller and Trevor Casey of the Harris Williams Energy, Power & Infrastructure (EPI) Group.