RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory
services, received six industry awards to date in 2019, including two
recognitions as Investment Bank of the Year.
“Since its founding in 1991, Harris Williams has been devoted to
execution excellence, fostering longstanding relationships, and acting
as a thoughtful partner to clients. The firm’s unique approach ensures
that our clients benefit from our collective expertise, acting as one
firm to provide guidance that is specifically tailored to achieve the
right results, the right way. These pillars are engrained in the firm,
are at the core of our continued success, and are as critical to us now
as they were when the firm was founded,” said Ned Valentine, executive
managing director at Harris Williams. “We are passionately committed to
serving our clients, and very proud to be recognized for the
achievements across the firm.”
The firm was recently awarded:
M&A Mid-Market Award for Investment Bank of the Year by Mergers
Outstanding Private Equity Investment Bank of the Year by Global M&A
Private Equity Deal of the Year for advising Dwyer Group on its sale
to Harvest Partners by The Deal
Cross-Border Deal of the Year for advising Dicom Transportation Group,
L.P.’s (Dicom) Canadian Subsidiary (Dicom Canada) to General Logistics
Systems B.V. by M&A Advisor
Cross-Border Deal of the Year for the sale of Dicom Canada by Global
Industrials Deal of the Year for advising EP Minerals LLC on its sale
to U.S. Silica Holding, Inc. by Global M&A Network
These awards come on the heels of a record year for the firm and amid a
strong start to 2019. Harris Williams entered 2019 with a robust
pipeline of engaged clients and a continued focus on industry expertise,
global reach, and building for the future.
Industry Expertise and Global Reach: Harris Williams closed
marquee transactions across each of its 10 Industry Groups in 2018. The
firm’s expertise and relationships span the globe and the firm is
experiencing strong momentum with strategic and financial buyers located
across the U.S., Europe and Asia.
Trusted Client Relationships: Harris Williams is committed to
fostering long-lasting relationships and values the trust its clients
have in the firm’s ability to deliver successful outcomes. As testament
to that commitment, in 2018, the firm advised on the most transactions
in its history, and aggregate sell-side transaction value increased by
over 28 percent from the prior year.
Investing in the Future: Harris Williams is committed to
investing in the future and growing its talent, having hired 97
full-time employees and welcomed the largest analyst and associate
classes in its history in 2018. Harris Williams also continues to
dedicate resources and programs to increase diversity at the firm.
Harris Williams’ annual women’s leadership summit brings together
undergraduate and MBA students in the firm’s Richmond headquarters. In
2018, the firm held the inaugural veterans summit, a unique opportunity
for veterans to engage with Harris Williams professionals, and joined
Consortium, the nation’s largest diversity network that brings together
students in top-tier MBA programs and corporate partners.
Williams, an investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services,
advocates for sellers and buyers of companies worldwide through critical
milestones and provides thoughtful advice during the lives of their
businesses. By collaborating as one firm across Industry Groups and
geographies, the firm helps its clients achieve outcomes that support
their objectives and strategically create value. Harris Williams is
committed to execution excellence and to building enduring, valued
relationships that are based on mutual trust. Harris Williams is a
subsidiary of the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC).
Harris Williams LLC is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA
and SIPC. Harris Williams & Co. Ltd is a private limited company
incorporated under English law with its registered office at 5th Floor,
6 St. Andrew Street, London EC4A 3AE, UK, registered with the Registrar
of Companies for England and Wales (registration number 07078852).
Harris Williams & Co. Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial
Conduct Authority. Harris Williams & Co. Corporate Finance Advisors GmbH
is registered in the commercial register of the local court of Frankfurt
am Main, Germany, under HRB 107540. The registered address is
Bockenheimer Landstrasse 33-35, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (email
Geschäftsführer/Directors: Jeffery H. Perkins, Paul Poggi. (VAT No.
awaited). Harris Williams is a trade name under which Harris Williams
LLC, Harris Williams & Co. Ltd and Harris Williams & Co. Corporate
Finance Advisors GmbH conduct business.
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