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2014-07-09 08:23:00

- Merger of Existing Assets of KKR Natural Resources and Legend Production Holdings to Create One of the Largest Oil & Gas Operators in the Barnett Shale - FORT WORTH, Texas, HOUSTON and NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global private equity firms KKR and Riverstone Holdings LLC ("Riverstone") today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge the existing assets held by KKR Natural Resources Funds ("KNR") with the assets of Legend Production Holdings, LLC...

2014-05-30 16:23:21

STANFORD, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HighWire Press, a technology service provider to influential scholarly publishers and an auxiliary unit of Stanford University Libraries, announced today it has received a significant equity investment to support its strategic growth from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. The new partnership enables HighWire to further its investment in strategic initiatives and digital innovations in Internet-based publishing....

2014-05-19 08:28:28

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coherus BioSciences, Inc. ("Coherus"), a leading biologics platform company focused on biosimilars, announced today the closing of a Series C Preferred investment round raising $55 million. New investors KKR & Co. L.P. ("KKR"), Venrock, RA Capital Management, Rock Springs Capital and Fidelity Biosciences joined existing investors Sofinnova Ventures, Lilly Ventures and Vivo Capital in the transaction. "We are very pleased to have...

2014-05-08 08:29:49

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Foneclay Inc., a mobile development company that offers a suite of cloud-based application services, announced its partnership with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Kolkata Knight Riders, one of the finest teams of Indian Premier League (IPL), was the champion of DLF IPL 2012. KKR Fone, the Kolkata Knight Riders' official android launcher, is developed on the Foneclay(TM) platform and is available to download on the Google Play store for fans. KKR...

2014-05-06 08:29:24

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR), Affiliated Managers Group Inc. (NYSE: AMG), Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE: BEN), Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) and Legg Mason Inc. (NYSE: LM). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-04-10 08:34:34

Growth Equity Investment Will Support Company's Continued Innovation in the Online Marketing and Web Content and Experience Management Marketplace NASHUA, N.H., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Content management and web experience management software provider Ektron today announced it closed a growth equity funding round led by Accel-KKR. This minority investment, the company's first institutional round, will enable Ektron to accelerate product and company expansion as enterprise...

2014-03-31 08:32:29

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity investment firm with over $2.5 billion under management, today announced the completion of fundraising for Accel-KKR Structured Capital Partners II with $325 million in committed capital, exceeding its target. The new fund continues the predecessor fund's focus on making minority equity investments in growing technology companies via senior equity and other structured securities....

2014-02-13 08:36:04

The growth equity investment will help RiseSmart drive positive disruption in Human Capital Management (HCM) with its technology-led, results-driven solutions for outplacement and career management. SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RiseSmart, the leading provider of enterprise career management solutions, today announced an $11 million growth equity round led by new investor Accel-KKR. Series A investor Norwest Venture Partners (NVP) also participated in this round....

2014-02-12 12:32:17

HKI's global programs save millions from blindness and death CLAREMONT, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claremont McKenna College announces today that Helen Keller International, whose mission is to combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition, has won the ninth annual Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. The Kravis Prize carries a $250,000 award and recognizes extraordinary leadership in the nonprofit sector. Kathy Spahn, President and CEO of Helen Keller...

2014-02-03 16:27:41

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accel?KKR, a technology?focused private equity investment firm, today announced that Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT) has completed its previously announced acquisition of KANA Software, Inc., a portfolio company of Accel-KKR, for $514.2 million in cash. "Accel-KKR was an extraordinary partner to the KANA management team following the acquisition that brought the company private in December 2009," said Mark Duffell, KANA's CEO....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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