For Intermediaries

HKW is an established international private equity firm that has experienced 30 years of success in sponsoring management buy-outs. HKW is a reliable partner and bases their success on a solid investment approach.

HKW is responsive. The firm employs dedicated deal sourcing professionals.

HKW has an experienced and tenured team of transactors.

The firm has committed equity and strong relationships with well-capitalized limited partners and other sources of financing that provide financing in a timely manner.

HKW is an active acquirer.

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Integrity and honesty are core principles of HKW’s foundation.

HKW is happy to work with both buy and sell side intermediaries.

To discuss acquisition opportunities, please contact Andrew Gustin, Principal, Deal Generation at or 317.428.1944 or Ryan Grand, Vice President, Deal Generation, at or 317.805.1303.

News & Announcements

  • Indianapolis, IN – Gatekeeper Systems, Inc. (“Gatekeeper”), a portfolio company of Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (“HKW”) announced that it closed on the acquisition … Read More +

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