2023 Vault Rankings
At a Glance
“Great, respectful, team-based culture and incredible people”
“Early responsibility, strong deal flow and experience, great advancement opportunities”
“Hours and work/life balance can be tough”
“Stressful and demanding”
About Harris Williams
Harris Williams is an M&A advisor with offices in Boston, Cleveland, Frankfurt, London, Minneapolis, Richmond, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. The firm advises clients worldwide on the sale of their companies, helps them identify growth opportunities for their businesses, and enables them to realize their investments. Since the firm's founding three decades ago, M&A advisory has been its hallmark.
The firm regularly wins awards and honors from top industry publications. In 2021, it was named Global PE Investment Bank of the Year and Outstanding M&A Investment Bank by Global M&A Network. In 2020, Harris Williams was named Outstanding M&A Advisory Firm by Global M&A Network. In 2019, the firm was named Global Private Equity Investment Bank of the Year and Americas Private Equity Investment Bank of the Year by Global M&A Network. In 2018, Harris Williams was named Investment Bank of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions, Investment Banking Firm of the Year by M&A Advisor, as well as Private Equity M&A Investment Bank of the Year by Global M&A Network.
Harris Williams employs approximately 500 people and is led by Executive Managing Director Edward "Ned" Valentine.
1001 Haxall Point
Richmond, VA 23219
Employer Type: Private
Executive Managing Director: Edward “Ned” Valentine
2023 Employees (All Locations): 500
Aerospace, Defense & Government
Energy, Power & Infrastructure
Healthcare & Life Sciences
Technology, Media & Telecom
Transportation & Logistics