Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, today announced it has acquired Class Valuation, a technology-enabled appraisal management company. 

Gridiron Capital will partner with and support Class Valuation’s management team as they continue to execute on a shared vision for growth and strategic innovation within the residential valuation services industry.

“We are excited to partner with this outstanding management team and leverage our firm’s Centers of Excellence to maximize the Company’s potential,” said Tom Burger, Managing Partner at Gridiron Capital. “Gridiron Capital has extensive experience investing in similar business models that utilize technology to compete more effectively, and we are confident this partnership will position Class Valuation for further growth and continued long-term success.”

Gridiron is acquiring Class Valuation from Narrow Gauge Capital, which will retain minority ownership in the Company.

“Class Valuation has experienced substantial growth over the last several years as a result of providing clients with industry leading appraisal turnaround times and consistently strong customer service. With Gridiron’s partnership, we look forward to building on this momentum,” said John Fraas, Chief Executive Officer of Class Valuation. “We plan to leverage Gridiron’s extensive experience investing in technology-enabled business services to remain at the forefront of the home valuation industry.”

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