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EQT Partners’ Automic to acquire Paris-based ORSYP

Automic, a portfolio company of EQT Partners, is planning on buying ORSYP SAS. No financial terms were disclosed. Harris Williams & Co. is serving as financial advisor to ORSYP on the transaction. Based in Paris, ORSYP, which is backed by Argos Soditic, is a provider of IT automation and optimization solutions.

Carlyle’s Landmark Aviation agrees to buy Ross Aviation

Landmark Aviation, a portfolio company of Carlyle, has agreed to acquire Ross Aviation from Centre Partners. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction, which is expected to be completed during the second half of 2014. Rothschild is advising Landmark on the deal while Harris Williams & Co. is advising Ross Aviation. Headquartered in Denver, Ross Aviation is a provider of fixed based operations throughout the U.S.

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WSP acquires KRG’s Focus

Focus Corporation, a provider of multi-disciplinary engineering services in Western Canada principally to the oil and gas industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by WSP Global in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $366 million. Harris Williams & Co is acting as the exclusive advisor to Focus, a portfolio company of KRG Capital Partners.

Harris Williams & Co promotes six senior professionals

Harris Williams & Co has promoted six senior professionals from the firm’s Richmond, Boston and Cleveland offices. Joe Conner, Ryan Nelson and Chris Rogers have been promoted to managing director; Tyler Dewing has been promoted to director; and Priyanka Naithani and Larissa Rozycki have been promoted to vice president.

Sterling merges businesses to form Safe Fleet Acquisition Corp

R•O•M Corporation and Specialty Manufacturing have been sold to The Sterling Group and management. Sterling is combining the businesses through its holding company, Safe Fleet Acquisition Corp. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to ROM and SMI, portfolio companies independently operated and financed by Century Park Capital Partners.

Novacap Industries Acquires Prospect’s Pipp

Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, a provider of backroom management solutions in the U.S. retail industry, has been sold to Novacap Industries. Pipp was previously a portfolio company of a private equity fund managed by Prospect Partners. Harris Williams & Co acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Pipp.

Lincolnshire Acquires National Pen from Berwind

Lincolnshire Management has acquired National Pen Company, a global provider of direct mail promotional pens and other products. National Pen was a portfolio company of Berwind Corporation. Harris Williams & Co acted as the exclusive advisor to National Pen.

Gentle Dental Sold to Linden Capital Partners

Dental services business Gentle Dental has been sold to Linden Capital Partners. Gentle Dental was a portfolio company of The Beekman Group. Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Gentle Dental.

Cortec’s 180 Medical Sold to ConvaTec

180 Medical, a distributor of intermittent catheters, urologic and disposable medical supplies has been sold to ConvaTec. 180 Medical was a portfolio company of Cortec Group. Harris Williams & Co. acted as an advisor to 180 Medical.

Cotton Creek Capital Hires Harris Williams Analyst as Associate

Cotton Creek Capital has appointed Anil Ali has an associate. Prior to joining Cotton Creek Capital, Ali was an analyst with Harris Williams & Co in Boston, a middle-market investment bank specializing in sell-side M&A advisory. PRESS RELEASE Cotton Creek Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, announced today that Anil Ali has joined the firm […]

Tonka Bay Equity Partners Appoints Reck as Investment Associate

Tonka Bay Equity Partners has appointed Matt Reck as an investment associate. Prior to joining Tonka Bay, Reck was an associate in the Minneapolis office of Harris Williams & Co, a middle market investment bank. PRESS RELEASE Tonka Bay Equity Partners LLC (“Tonka Bay”) announced that Matt Reck has joined the firm as an Investment […]

Harris Williams & Co Expands Transportation & Logistics Group

Harris Williams & Co has hired Jason Bass and Frank Mountcastle as managing directors in the firm’s Transportation & Logistics Group. Jershon Jones and Jeff Burkett have also joined the group as vice presidents. PRESS RELEASE Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces […]

Roark Acquires KLH’s QualaWash Holdings

Atlanta-based private equity firm Roark Capital Group has acquired QualaWash Holdings, a provider of environmental services to the bulk transportation industry. QualaWash was a portfolio company of KLH Capital. Harris Williams & Co acted as the exclusive advisor to QualaWash. PRESS RELEASE Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the […]

Cortec Backs Coolers Business

Private equity firm Cortec Group has backed YETI Coolers, a provider of premium coolers, headquartered in Austin, TX. Harris Williams & Co acted as the exclusive advisor to YETI. PRESS RELEASE Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces that YETI Coolers, LLC (YETI), […]

Production Control Services sold to Dover Corporation

Mid-market investment bank Harris Williams & Co has advised on the sale of Production Control Services, a developer, manufacturer and provider of artificial lift products and services for the oil and gas industry, to Dover Corporation. The transaction closed on April 25, 2012 and was led by Drew Spitzer, Tiff Armstrong, Matt White and Chris […]

Levine Leichtman Acquires McKenzie from Gridiron

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has acquired McKenzie Sports Products, a manufacturer and distributor of taxidermy supplies. McKenzie was a portfolio company of Gridiron Capital. Harris Williams & Co acted as the exclusive advisor to McKenzie. The transaction was led by the firm’s Richmond and Minneapolis offices. PRESS RELEASE Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle […]

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