RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, has received four industry awards in four months recognizing the firm’s exemplary performance in 2016. In 2016, the firm was involved in 13% more transactions than the prior year with the highest aggregate transaction value in the firm’s history. In addition to increasing headcount and a new office in Washington, D.C., Harris Williams & Co. closed marquee transactions, two of which received recognition.
For its successes in 2016, the firm was awarded Investment Bank of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity Investment Bank of the Year by Global M&A Network; Deal of the Year for the sale of Idaho Pacific Holdings, Inc. to Arlon Group by Global M&A Network; and Large Market Deal of the Year for Insight Venture Partners’ investment in Ministry Brands by Buyouts.
“We are very proud of the unique way in which our firm operates and the firm’s culture. The collective contributions of more than 250 employees around the world have made Harris Williams & Co. a true leader, producing exceptional outcomes for our clients,” said Ned Valentine, executive managing director at Harris Williams & Co. “The most exciting part of the Harris Williams & Co. story is what we will accomplish together with our clients in the next 25 years.”
Harris Williams & Co. (www.harriswilliams.com), a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC), is a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide. The firm has deep industry knowledge, global transaction expertise, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Harris Williams & Co. provides sell-side and acquisition advisory, restructuring advisory, board advisory, private placements and capital markets advisory services.
Investment banking services are provided by Harris Williams LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC, and Harris Williams & Co. Ltd, which 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 7078852). Harris Williams & Co. Ltd is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Harris Williams & Co. is a trade name under which Harris Williams LLC and Harris Williams & Co. Ltd conduct business.
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