Ektron Has Received an Investment from Accel-KKR

Ektron Profile

  • Ektron is a leading provider of next-generation customer experience management software solutions to customers worldwide
  • The company’s solutions allow its customers to easily develop and deliver sophisticated, targeted, context-driven websites to provide valuable online experiences for customers across a wide variety of channels
  • Ektron’s solutions are used by over 3,800 organizations worldwide representing more than 12,000 public-facing websites
  • Founded in 1998, Ektron employs over 200 and is headquartered in Nashua, NH with additional offices in the UK and Australia

Accel-KKR Profile

  • Accel-KKR is a technology-focused private equity firm with over $2.5 billion in assets under management, investing primarily in software and IT-enabled businesses well positioned for top-line and bottom-line growth
  • Accel-KKR provides a broad range of capital solutions from minority growth investments to buyouts, recapitalizations, divisional carve-outs and going-private transactions
  • The firm has offices in Menlo Park, Atlanta and London

Transaction Notes

  • The investment in Ektron by Accel-KKR was announced on December 5, 2014; financial terms were not disclosed
  • Prior to the investment, Shea & Company advised Ektron on a growth-equity financing from Accel-KKR in April 2014
  • “Accel-KKR is very excited about the opportunities offered by the web content and experience management space. With its strong background in CMS, and its growing portfolio of product offerings, Ektron has shown a consistent ability to earn the business of enterprises around the world.  We look forward to working with the management team and the talented group of Ektron employees as they continue their product and market expansion." – Greg Williams (Managing Director at Accel-KKR)
  • Shea & Company served as the exclusive financial advisor to Ektron and its Board of Directors
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Shea & Company served as the exclusive financial advisor to Ektron's Board of Directors and management