SoftwareONE partners with KKR to accelerate future growth
KKR provides growth capital and acquires a 25% stake position in SoftwareONE. The four founding partners and existing shareholders together with the management team and the employees retain a 75% stake in the company.
The investment in SoftwareONE has been made primarily by the KKR European Fund IV.
Privately owned since 1985, SoftwareONE is the leading global provider of Software Portfolio Management (SPM) services. By combining our commercial, technology, compliance and governance expertise covering the full lifecycle of our clients' software needs, we support our customers by ensuring their IT investments are cost-effectively road mapped towards their unique business needs. Our SPM Framework helps IT leaders to define their digitized technology roadmap and cost-efficiently manage their software assets through the lifecycle. Globally headquartered in Stans,
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world‐class people, and driving growth and value creation at the asset level. KKR invests its own capital alongside its partners' capital and brings opportunities to others through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about
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