Accel-KKR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

In the last 3 years, Accel-KKR has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 15 others.

Accel-KKR’s most common sectors for investment are software (52%) and information technology (22%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (29%). In total, Accel-KKR has invested in 21 US states and 9 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired SciQuest for $509M.

In the last 3 years, Accel-KKR has exited 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (61%). Accel-KKR’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold EPiServer Group AB for $1.2B.

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2500 Sand Hill Road, Suite 300,
Menlo Park, California 94025
United States,

Accel-KKR is a private equity firm that seeks control investments in middle-market technology companies. The Firm targets investments in public and private companies with revenues ranging from $15 to $150 million. Accel-KKR pursues transactions across multiple segments of the technology industry, including software, hardware and internet technologies, and IT enabled services. Accel-KKR's first fund was created in 2000 by Accel Partners and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. to invest in technology assets and businesses that were outside of each firm's core focus. Accel-KKR was formed in 2000 and is based in Menlo Park, California with additional office in Atlanta, GA.

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