Food Processing Magazine
December 29, 2020

Managing Director Tim Alexander spoke with Food Processing Magazine on the state of the food and beverage industry.

December 23, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised Inmark Packaging (Inmark), a portfolio company of Quad-C Management (Quad-C), on its investment from funds affiliated with Kelso & Company (Kelso). Inmark is a leading distributor of life sciences and rigid container packaging. The transaction was led by Patrick McNulty, Brad MorrisonGraham Rives and Dan Pate of the Harris Williams Industrials Group

December 23, 2020

Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces it advised FitzMark, a leading technology-enabled third-party logistics solutions company that provides industry-leading brokerage and logistics services to shippers and carriers, on its majority recapitalization by Calera Capital (Calera). The transaction was led by Jason Bass, Jeff Burkett and Richard Segal of the Harris Williams Transportation & Logistics (T&L) Group and Chuck Walter of the firm’s Industrials Group

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.