CWM Merges Its U.S. Mobility Operations with CRI

Technology & Services

CWM, merger of U.S. mobility operations with CRI, a portfolio company of ShoreView Industries


Crown World Mobility (“CWM” or the "Company") has announced the merger of its U.S. mobility operations with Corporate Relocation International (“CRI”), a portfolio company of ShoreView Industries. The partnership between CWM and CRI not only gives CWM’s clients a solid model for domestic relocations, but gives CRI’s customers access to CWM’s significant global network outside of the U.S. This alliance brings to market an optimal solution for both U.S. domestic and global mobility services to corporate employers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Crown World Mobility on this transaction


CWM is a leading strategic assignment management, immigration, and relocation services provider to multinationals and international organizations. The Company operates in approximately 50 countries, allowing organizations to enable and leverage a globally mobile workforce. CWM will continue to operate outside of the United States and will continue to deliver assignee services globally. The remaining CWM assets in the United States will continue to provide relocation services to private individuals and corporate customers seeking ad-hoc transactional transportation, storage and destination services. CWM is a subsidiary of Crown Worldwide Holdings, based in Hong Kong, China.

Corporate Relocation International is a global provider of employee relocation services. CRI’s service offering includes movement and storage of household goods, human resource relocation program development consulting, renter-specific relocation assistance, and home marketing assistance for relocating employees that are homeowners. CRI’s customer base includes large and midsized companies in a wide variety of industries located throughout the United States. CRI was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Carrollton, Texas.

ShoreView Industries is a private equity firm specializing in engineered products, distribution, industrial services, business services and niche consumer products. ShoreView Industries strategy is to partner with management teams to improve the operating profitability and strategic value of their businesses. ShoreView Industries was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Technology & Services

CWM, merger of U.S. mobility operations with CRI, a portfolio company of ShoreView Industries

April 2022
Crown World Mobility
M&A - Sellside
Technology & Services
Business Process Outsourcing
Human Capital Management
Target Geography
Acquiror Geography
North America