Additional Senior Professionals Join Harris Williams &
London Office as Part of Its European Expansion
January 20, 2010 01:42 PM Eastern Time
LONDON & RICHMOND, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Harris Williams & Co. Ltd announces the hire of Redvers No
Morin as senior professionals in its London office, which opened in December as part of its international expansion to serve the mid
firm anticipates increased global M&A activity throughout 2010 with cross-border deal activity continuing to rise. In December alon
& Co. closed 12 transactions, and nearly half of its 2009 strategic acquisition assignments were cross-border with buyers around th
North America, Europe and Asia.
Norrie joins the firm having previously worked at Deutsche Bank in both London and Sydney advising clients on a wide variety of a
including public and private divestments and acquisitions, public takeover defence, fairness opinions, acquisition debt and equity fina
advisory assignments. Norrie has extensive cross-border experience across Europe, the U.S. and Asia-Pacific, and across a wide r
such as technology, telecom and media, energy and power, and industrials amongst others.
Morin joins the firm from The Blackstone Group having represented clients on numerous advisory and capital-raising assignments fo
the technology industry including mergers and acquisitions, private placements, initial public offerings, board advisory, and restructur
Morin’s previous experience also includes work at UBS Investment Bank and Deutsche Bank and his industry experience spans the
media and information technology services sectors.
“Red and Francois are outstanding additions to our team,” said Thierry Monjauze, managing director and head of Harris Williams &
London office. “They each bring deep sector expertise and strong advisory capabilities, which will be highly valued by our internatio
“Having such a talented team of seasoned professionals in London provides significant momentum to the international expansion of
Chris Williams, co-founde