KKR, an investment firm, has invested in Apexanalytix, a supply chain software provider. Carousel Capital, a private investment firm, will remain a significant minority owner in apexanalytix.

Apex provides software to 250 Fortune 500 firms, protecting $8 trillion of annual spending on supply chains.

“We are pleased to welcome KKR as our largest shareholder and a tremendous new strategic partner to help us accelerate our mission of being the ultimate supplier of information, risk and opportunity management solutions,” said Steve Yurko, CEO of apex. “KKR’s deep experience across industries, geographies and all facets of the global supply chain will position us to address our customers’ needs with even greater agility.”

UBS Investment Bank and Kirkland & Ellis served as advisors to KKR. William Blair and KL Gates served as advisors to apex and Carousel.