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Agreement between Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & The Blackstone Group for the Purchase of Alliant Insurance Services

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR), the private-equity company that whose owners are Henry Kravis and George Roberts,  they have agreed to purchase brokerage Alliant Insurance Services Inc. from The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) for an unrevealed amount.

After Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR) ownership, the employees of Alliant,  a firm based in Newport Beach, California, are the owners of about 45 percent of the firm and will hand over a “substantial” amount of their own investment in the firm under ownership of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR). This said by the companies, earlier today, that this transaction will make Alliant to remain self-reliant and retain its leading position in the market.

As stated by the firm’s chief executive official, “Tom Corbett”.

For having a secure flow of cash and low asset expenditures, the private firms of equity are purchasing these insurance facilities providing companies. Last month, a group directed by CVC Capital Partners Ltd. decided to purchase claims of insurance adjuster from Cunningham Lindsey Group Ltd. in a contract worth so much as $1 billion which includes debt too.

The world’s leading manager of substitute possessions such as personal equity, property and evaded funds is Blackstone, which is based in New York, is now discontinuing the purchase from Alliant after the five years of buying it since 2007 for an unrevealed price, at the level of the takeover boom.

The transaction that is expected to close up by the end of the year, has been suggested to The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) and Alliant by JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM).

Shares of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR) were up by 1.73% to close at $14.11. whereas the shares of Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) were also up by 1.01% to close at $14.95.

Published by Steve Hackney

Steve Hackney is a corporate finance professional with over 14 years of experience in cash management and investing. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Florida State University and holds a Certified Treasury Professional certification. Steve lives in Orlando, Florida with his family.