May 24, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Travel Leaders Group, LLC (Travel Leaders) has entered into a definitive agreement for its Connexions Loyalty Travel Solutions, LLC (Connexions) subsidiary to be acquired by Affinion Group, Inc. (Affinion) for approximately $135 million. Harris Williams & Co. is acting as the exclusive advisor to Connexions. The transaction is being led by Jim Reinhart, Eric Reimers, and Matt Volinsky.

May 14, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the sale of United States Infrastructure Corporation (USIC), a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. (Kohlberg), to OMERS Private Equity. The transaction closed on May 14, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to USIC. The transaction was led by Ned Valentine, Mike Hogan, John Arendale and Eric Logue from the firm's Richmond office.

April 30, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Hospitalists Management Group (HMG), a portfolio company of Waud Capital Partners (WCP), has been recapitalized by AEA Investors (AEA). The transaction closed on April 30, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to HMG. The transaction was led by Turner Bredrup and Cheairs Porter from the firm's Healthcare & Life Sciences Group in Richmond.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. Joins Existing Investors Insight Venture Partners, Accel Partners and New Enterprise Associates
April 30, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that eCommerce Industries, Inc. (ECi), a portfolio company of Insight Venture Partners (Insight), Accel Partners (Accel) and New Enterprise Associates (NEA) has received a minority private placement from Goldman, Sachs & Co. (Goldman). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to ECi. The transaction was completed on April 30, 2010 and was led by Jeff Bistrong, Garin Arevian, Sam Hendler and Eric Kim from the firm's Technology, Telecom & Digital Media (TTDM) Group in Boston.

April 28, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the sale of Ryla, Inc. (Ryla), a portfolio company of Frontier Capital (Frontier), to strategic buyer Alorica, Inc. (Alorica). The transaction closed on April 28, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Ryla. The transaction was led by Hiter Harris and John Arendale from the firm's Richmond office, along with Jay Hernandez and Matt Volinsky from the firm's Boston office.

April 22, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that United States Infrastructure Corporation (USIC), a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. (Kohlberg), has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by OMERS Private Equity. The transaction is being executed by Harris Williams & Co. and led by Ned Valentine, Mike Hogan, John Arendale and Eric Logue from the firm's Richmond office.

Fox Business News
April 20, 2010

Mike Hogan, managing director, speaks to the increased pace in mergers and acquisitions.

April 13, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces the expansion of the firm's dedicated Technology, Telecom & Digital Media (TTDM) Group. The team's growth is consistent with the firm's increased industry specialization.

April 7, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that it has promoted six senior professionals across the firm's offices. Andrew Spitzer has been promoted to managing director, Garin Arevian has been promoted to director, and Ryan Budlong, Tyler Dewing, Brent Spiller and Rahul Swani have each been promoted to vice president.

April 6, 2010

Harris Williams & Co. announces that Accessories Marketing, Inc (d/b/a Slime), a portfolio company of Friend Skoler & Co., Inc. (FSC), has been acquired by Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW, NYSE: ITW). The transaction closed on April 1, 2010. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Slime. The transaction was led by the firm's San Francisco and Richmond offices.