Accel-KKR leads funding round for Ektron

Ektron, a web content and digital management solutions provider in Nashua, New Hampshire, has received an undisclosed amount of funding. Accel-KKR led the round. According to the company, the capital infusion will be used for product development and expansion. Concurrent with the funding, Greg Williams and David Cusimano of Accel-KKR will join the firm’s board of directors.


Accel-KKR raises second structured capital fund

Accel-KKR has closed 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.

Oildex gets Accel-KKR backing

Transzap, a provider of Oildex smart information management solutions for the oil and gas industry has received a majority equity investment to support its strategic growth from Accel-KKR. The new partnership enables Oildex to make continued investments in its customers, existing solutions, new product development initiatives and market expansion. Oildex has offices in Denver and Houston.

NBGIPE Makes 4x on Ochre House

NBGI Private Equity has sold its majority stake in Ochre House Limited to US-based Pinstripe backed by Accel-KKR. The sale delivers a 4x return on NBGIPE’s original investment.

Big Data Company Applied Predictive Technologies Lands $100M from Goldman Sachs

Applied Predictive Technologies, a cloud-based data analytics software company, has received a $100 million minority investment from the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs, the company announced today. APT, founded in 1999, was recapitalized in 2006 with $54 million from Accel-KKR and Adams Street Partners, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of peHUB). APT says that 80 of the world’s largest corporations use its products. Its customers include American Greetings, OfficeMax and Owens Corning.

Accel-KKR Invests in PageUp People

Accel-KKR has backed PageUp People™, a multinational talent management solutions provider. The new funding will support the expansion of the company into global emerging and high growth markets.

Kana Software Completes Acquisition of Netherlands-Based Trinicom

Kana Software, a Silicon Valley-based customer service software company that has been majority owned by Accel-KKR since 2009, has completed its acquisition of Trinicom, a cloud-based Web customer service company in the Netherlands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE: KANA Software, Inc., a global leader of customer service solutions used by more […]

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