June 10, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation (Cardinal), a portfolio company of funds advised by Centerbridge Partners, L.P. (Centerbridge), on its sale to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital (H.I.G.). Cardinal is a leading, nationwide third-party logistics provider. The transaction was led by Frank Mountcastle, Jason Bass, Jeff Kidd, Jon Meredith and Nick Petrick of Harris Williams’ Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

May 31, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised 3D Corporate Solutions and AGR Partners (AGR), a minority investor in 3D Corporate Solutions, on the sale of the company’s Land Animal Protein division (3D) to Olympus Partners (Olympus). 3D is a leading manufacturer of premium and specialty protein ingredients used to make premium pet food. The transaction was led by Ryan Budlong, Ryan Freeman, Brant Wilczek and Ryan Ghazaeri of Harris Williams’ Consumer Group.

May 30, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised FRONTSTEPS, a portfolio company of CIP Capital, on its strategic investment in Caliber Software (Caliber). FRONTSTEPS is an industry leading SaaS platform serving single-family and condo high-rise associations with unified property management, resident portals, accounting, payments and security solutions. The transaction was led by Mike Wilkins, Erik Szyndlar, Brian Titterington and Gunnar Shaw of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

May 30, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising Cority on its pending new growth investment with Thoma Bravo, LLC (Thoma Bravo) as majority investor. Previous majority investor Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) will continue to retain a significant stake in the business and will re-invest over half of its proceeds. Cority is an industry leading environmental, health, safety and quality (EHSQ) software provider offering a unified, true SaaS platform for global, enterprise clients. The transaction, led by Mike Wilkins, Erik Szyndlar, Brian Titterington and Gunnar Shaw of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group, extends the firm’s track record in the software sector.

Mergers & Acquisitions
May 28, 2019

Managing Director Derek Lewis spoke to Mergers & Acquisitions about his outlook for the remainder of 2019, and noted that with a high volume of dry powder among private equity groups and cash on corporate balance sheets to be invested, the pressure to deploy capital should keep valuations near all-time highs.

May 24, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised LiveAuctioneers LLC (LiveAuctioneers), a portfolio company of Bessemer Venture Partners (Bessemer) and Jason Finger, on its controlling investment by Cove Hill Partners (Cove Hill). LiveAuctioneers is an online live-auction source for fine and decorative art, antiques, jewelry and vintage collectibles. The transaction was led by Mike Wilkins, Erik Szyndlar, Brian Titterington and Jay Petrie of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.

May 16, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces the sale of RANDYS Worldwide Automotive (RANDYS), a portfolio company of Linsalata Capital Partners, to Tailwind Capital (Tailwind). RANDYS is a leading supplier of highly engineered drivetrain products to the automotive aftermarket. The transaction, led by Joe Conner, Jeff Kidd, Jonathan Meredith and Elliott Yousefian of Harris Williams’ Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Giles Tucker of the firm’s Industrials Group, extends the firm’s track record in the automotive aftermarket.

May 16, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it is advising AccentCare, Inc. (AccentCare), a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill), on its pending sale to Advent International (Advent). Headquartered in Dallas, AccentCare is a nationwide leader in post-acute healthcare. The transaction, led by James Clark, Turner Bredrup, Whit Knier, Nick Owens, Nathan Robertson and Cameron Thomas of Harris Williams’ Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) Group, extends the firm’s track record in the home health sector.

May 16, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc. (GlobalTranz), a portfolio company of The Jordan Company, L.P. (TJC), on its sale to funds advised by Providence Equity Partners L.L.C. and its affiliates (Providence). GlobalTranz is a leading technology and third-party logistics (3PL) solutions company providing award-winning Transportation Management System (TMS) products to shippers, logistics service providers and carriers. The transaction was led by Jason Bass, Frank Mountcastle, Jeff Burkett, James O’Malley and Elliott Yousefian of Harris Williams’ Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group.

May 15, 2019

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised Veriforce, LLC (Veriforce), a portfolio company of Greenridge Investment Partners (Greenridge), on its sale to PEC Safety (PEC), a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo. Veriforce is a leading provider of fully-integrated, SaaS-based operator qualification (OQ); drug and alcohol; safety and insurance; and training solutions across the upstream, midstream, utility, manufacturing, chemical and construction end markets. The transaction was led by Mike Wilkins, Erik Szyndlar, Brian Titterington and Jay Petrie of Harris Williams’ Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Group.