GCR Is Acquired by HKW

Technology & Services

GCR, a portfolio company of Clearview, has been acquired by HKW


GCR, Inc. (“GCR” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Clearview Capital, LLC (“Clearview”), has been acquired by Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company (“HKW”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to GCR, Inc. on this transaction.


GCR is a premier provider of vertically-focused software and specialty services to state and local government clients. The Company offers a broad range of solutions that include business registration, voter registration, campaign finance, nuclear water chemistry management and airport operations management, in addition to providing critical infrastructure services in real estate, community planning and disaster recovery. GCR is based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Clearview Capital, LLC is a private investment firm that invests in and develops mid-sized, North American companies in partnership with management. Clearview invests exclusively alongside management in manufacturing and service companies that have dominant market positions and strong prospects for growth. Clearview has a long history of assisting strong management teams in the execution of their growth strategies. Clearview is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

HKW is a private equity firm founded in 1903 with offices in Indianapolis and New York. Since 1982, HKW has sponsored more than 50 platform transactions of lower middle-market companies throughout North America, as well as more than 60 add-on acquisitions.
Technology & Services

GCR, a portfolio company of Clearview, has been acquired by HKW

January 2018
GCR, Inc.
M&A - Sellside
Technology & Services
Application Software
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America