KKR Leads Billion Dollar Insurance Buyout in US


January 30, 2014

This week’s buyout of the week looks to be the acquisition of Sedgwick Claims Management Services by KKR. The company is owned by Hellman & Friedman LLC and Stone Point Capital and the price is USD 2.4 billion, according to Bloomberg.


This is a secondary transaction with PE investors selling to another PE fund manager. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, said in a statement that it is leading provider of technology-enabled employee compensation/insurance claims and productivity management solutions. It sees an alignment between its innovative approach and KKRs.

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