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Capstone Headwaters Advises GC&E Systems Group on its Acquisition by Bristol Bay Native Corporation

November 2019

Greenwich, CT - Capstone Headwaters, a leading international investment banking firm, advised Atlanta-based GC&E Systems Group (“GC&E”) on its acquisition by Bristol Bay Native Corporation (“BBNC”), headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.   

GC&E Systems Group provides technology-based solutions to the military and government agencies, as well as the commercial market. Their comprehensive services include integrated communication and technology, communication infrastructure, integrated electronic / cybersecurity solutions, and managed services.

GC&E CEO, Dan O’Sullivan stated, “We look forward to continuing to deliver IT architecture and electronic security services to our customers with BBNC’s Government Services Group.  The Capstone Headwaters team delivered expert advice and seamless execution throughout the process, resulting in aligning us with a strong partner to continue our growth.”  O’ Sullivan continued, “The Capstone team’s knowledge of the Defense and Government Services is in-depth and nuanced – very pleased I selected them to represent this important milestone for my company.”

Capstone Headwaters Managing Director, Tess Oxenstierna, commented, “We were honored to represent GC&E in finding a strategic partner, especially as the Department of Defense and government agencies are increasing their investments in military critical IT infrastructure.” Managing Director, Tom McConnell, further noted, “By leveraging the capabilities of the Capstone and GC&E teams we successfully highlighted the competitive advantages of GC&E and enabled BBNC to confirm the combined synergies.  An optimal outcome was achieved for all parties.”

About GC&E Systems Group
GC&E Systems Group is committed to providing top-quality communications, technology, and security-related services while being a trusted and reliable partner to the customers we serve. We will provide innovative, cost-effective, technology-based solutions to meet today's business and mission objectives while building the foundation to meet tomorrow's evolving operational environment. Learn more at gcesg.com.

About BBNC
Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is a responsible Alaska Native corporation dedicated to the mission of “Enriching Our Native Way of Life.” Established through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971, BBNC works to protect the land in Bristol Bay, celebrate the legacy of its people, and enhance the lives of its shareholders. Learn more at www.bbnc.net.

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Tess Oxenstierna

Managing Director

Tom McConnell

Managing Director
“We look forward to continuing to deliver IT architecture and electronic security services to our customers with BBNC’s Government Services Group.  The Capstone Headwaters team delivered expert advice and seamless execution throughout the process, resulting in aligning us with a strong partner to continue our growth. The Capstone team’s knowledge of the Defense and Government Services is in-depth and nuanced – very pleased I selected them to represent this important milestone for my company.”
Dan O’Sullivan
CEO
GC&E