Bernhard Capital backs architectural firm GHC

The investment will be used by GHC for growth.

  • GHC will continue to be led by CEO Jerry Hebert
  • Bernhard Capital Partners invests in middle-market businesses
  • Bernhard Capital Partners was established in 2013

Bernhard Capital has made an investment in Grace Hebert Curtis Architecture, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based architectural firm No financial terms were disclosed.

The investment will be used by GHC for growth.

GHC will continue to be led by CEO Jerry Hebert and its current management team, which will retain a significant stake in the business.

GHC currently serves clients in designing and developing properties across distinct asset classes and industries, including education (higher ed and K-12), commercial office, industrial, and healthcare.

“We continue to see a number of tailwinds within the broader AEC market as businesses, institutions, and local and federal governments dedicate more resources to the development of critical and civic infrastructure, particularly K-12 schools and healthcare,” said Jeff Koonce, a partner at Bernhard Capital, in a statement. “GHC has established a reputation for delivering the highest quality architecture and design services to bring new, sustainable properties to life and will be well positioned for long-term success. We look forward to building a platform that will serve as a one-stop offering for customers across the country.”

Bernhard Capital Partners invests in middle-market businesses that provide essential services for critical infrastructure in North America. Bernhard Capital Partners was established in 2013 and has deployed capital across four funds representing approximately $2.9 billion of gross assets under management.