Providence Equity Partners’s Investment in KPA


Ropes & Gray advised KPA, a leader in Environmental Health and Safety Risk Management, and CIVC Partners in KPA’s majority investment from Providence Equity Partners, announced on August 8.

Existing investor CIVC Partners will retain a minority investment in KPA going forward. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

KPA is a market leader in cloud-based Environmental Health and Safety risk management solutions for the automotive, collision repair, manufacturing, insurance, and distribution & logistics industries. KPA’s software platform combined with recurring on-site audit/loss control services delivers a comprehensive solution that helps client locations achieve regulatory compliance, control risk, protect assets and effectively train, retain and manage people.

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Matthew Richards (Picture), benefits partner Renata Ferrari, tax partner Aaron Harsh, finance partner Alexander Zeltser and IP transaction partner Edward Black.

Involved fees earner: Matthew Richards – Ropes & Gray; Renata Ferrari – Ropes & Gray; Aaron Harsh – Ropes & Gray; Alexander Zeltser – Ropes & Gray; Edward Black – Ropes & Gray;

Law Firms: Ropes & Gray;

Clients: CIVC Partners LP; KPA, LLC;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti