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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....

2014-01-27 08:27:23

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, announced today that KKR, together with management, have signed an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Sedgwick for approximately $2.4 billion from its current group of investors, which includes Hellman & Friedman LLC and Stone Point Capital LLC. (Logo:...

2014-01-16 04:20:06

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lease Corporation International ("LCI"), a Libra Group company, and KKR Financial Holdings LLC (NYSE: KFN) ("KFN"), a specialty finance company managed by a subsidiary of KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which KFN has agreed to invest in excess of $100 million in LCI Helicopters Ltd ("LCIH"), the helicopter leasing subsidiary of LCI, in exchange for a minority stake in...

2013-11-18 12:31:25

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To offer designers more choices when it comes to coordination and creativity, Tarkett, worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, introduces its I.D. Freedom(TM) Luxury Planks and Tiles. With dynamic design, durability and low environmental impact, I.D. Freedom is ideal for new and retrofit commercial areas including hospitality, retail, corporate, education and healthcare, among other...

2013-11-14 04:22:08

Legendary Hall of Fame and Four Times Super Bowl Champion, NFL Quarterback Joe Montana to Join the Group at the AmCham South China Winter Ball on November 16th GUANGZHOU, China, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Chamber of Commerce in South China (AmCham South China) hosted an elaborate reception yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Guangzhou to welcome presidents and executive Directors of American Chambers of Commerce from 22 countries and regions in Asia Pacific who...

2013-11-12 16:21:49

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, provider of the world's most integrated high-performance flooring systems, announces the winners of its annual ReStart(TM) Award. This year's award will be presented to the participants of the Nationwide Children's Hospital project in Columbus, Ohio, who returned a total of 53,170 pounds of flooring for recycling throughout the duration of the project. The award will be presented in the Tarkett/Johnsonite(® )booth (#2807)...