Staying Current on COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis is a fast-moving and unpredictable challenge. Harris Williams is committed to providing you with timely insights on the matter.

The Nuances of the Deal in the COVID-19 World

May 21: How are we navigating M&A in this challenging landscape? Read our observations based on recent deals.

COVID-19: Consumer Insights, New Normal Trends & Investment Implications

May 20: Our webinar with L.E.K. Consulting covers consumer shifts arising from COVID-19 and their impacts on five consumer product and service subsectors. 

Automotive Aftermarket Overview: Positioned for Success post-COVID-19

May 15: Three converging factors are driving interest in the automotive aftermarket despite COVID-19 impacts. Read about opportunities in the sector.

Quick Takes with Harris Williams

May 12: Managing Directors Mike Wilkins and Thierry Monjauze recently discussed what they’re seeing in today’s TMT market. Hear what they had to say.

Chemicals and Specialty Materials Market Insights

May 8: As market conditions stabilize, we anticipate a wide range of M&A opportunities in the chemicals and specialty materials sector. 

Looking Ahead: Health and Beauty M&A After Shelter in Place

May 6: We’re seeing resilience, creativity, and partnership in the health and beauty sector. Read about the opportunities being created.  

Telehealth: Proving its Value in the COVID-19 World

May 5: COVID-19-related changes to healthcare are knocking down telehealth roadblocks and spurring accelerated growth in this already promising sector.

Looking Back to Go Forward

April 30: We analyzed M&A activity during the Great Recession at the sector, company, and deal-specific levels to inform our view of COVID-19’s potential impact.

Dealmaking Under Quarantine

April 30: Co-Head of M&A John Neuner shares dealmaking strategies while social distancing, including how to nurture relationships, tools to remain connected, and more. 

The Packaging Market and COVID-19

April 23: Packaging remains one of the more resilient parts of the economy, and we expect continued strong performance once the global economy achieves its “new normal.” Get our thoughts here. 

PE-backed Cleaning Companies Prep for Rampant Build-out after Coronavirus

April 15: As consumer behavior changes, private equity firms are discussing expansion opportunities for cleaning businesses. Read more from Managing Director Brent Spiller in PE Hub.

Need Liquidity? Private Equity Has Plenty

April 15: With a record cash surplus, private equity can help businesses during these challenging times. Read more form Co-Head of M&A Bob Baltimore in Global Finance Magazine. 

M&A Learnings from Past Economic Disruptions

April 3: We studied M&A activity around past economic disruptions, bearing in mind learnings from our firm’s experience, to inform our view on COVID-19’s potential impact. 

Industrial PE to Reassess Supply Chain as Pandemic Reveals Vulnerabilities

April 2: Co-Head of M&A John Neuner spoke with PE Hub on how investors are taking a closer look at supply chain costs and vulnerabilities in light of COVID-19-related volatility.

Our Commitment to You

As we navigate uncharted waters, we affirm our commitment to our clients and partners. Click below to read a letter from Harris Williams’ leadership.