On February 8, 2019, Söderberg announced that KKR will acquire a minority stake in the firm.
Under the terms of the agreement, KKR & Co. Inc. (“KKR”) will acquire a substantial minority stake in Söderberg & Partners (“Söderberg”) from TA Associates Inc. and other selling shareholders. KKR will make its investment through its European Private Equity funds. After the transaction, co-founders Per-Olof Söderberg (Chairman) and Gustaf Rentzhog (CEO) along with other found members will remain shareholders of Söderberg. The transaction is subject to closing conditions, including regulatory approval and is expected to close during the second quarter of 2019.
Söderberg, founded in 2004 and based in Sweden, is a non-bank financial advisory firm based that provides wealth management and corporate pension and insurance services.
KKR (NYSE: KKR) is a global investment firm based in New York that provides financing solutions and manages multiple alternative asset classes.
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