KKR closes purchase of Epicor

Enterprise software provider Epicor Software Corp., Austin, Texas, announced the completion of the previously announced acquisition of the company by global investment firm KKR. Joe Cowan continues as president and CEO of Epicor and has aligned the executive leadership team to focus on accelerating growth internationally, expanding the channel business, and further development of shared services capabilities through centers of excellence.

“As we embark on our first days with KKR as our partner in expanding growth opportunities for our employees, customers and partners worldwide, I am confident in the executive leadership team we’ve assembled,” said Cowan. “This team has a unique opportunity ahead — with a partner that shares our vision — to build lasting relationships with customers for life, through cloud-ready, market-leading solutions paired with a world-class customer experience that will drive growth for our customers.”

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