Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, has completed of its acquisition of Calabrio, the customer experience intelligence company. Thoma Bravo acquired Calabrio from KKR.
“It has never been as important for companies to understand the customer and employee experience through data. Calabrio is committed to delivering our analytics-driven Calabrio ONE suite in order to empower agents, elevate the role of the contact center and connect the enterprise,” said Tom Goodmanson, president and CEO of Calabrio. “I look forward to the software expertise and like-minded partnership of the Thoma Bravo team to help us take these ambitions to even greater heights.”
“Calabrio has successfully established itself at the forefront of the workforce engagement management industry by transitioning to the cloud, capitalizing on the wave of digital transformation and expanding its customer relationships,” said Seth Boro, a managing partner at Thoma Bravo. “We are excited to partner with Tom and his team in this new chapter for the company. Calabrio has an impressive growth story and we look forward to leveraging our operational capabilities and industry knowledge to supercharge Calabrio’s growth and market opportunity.”
“We are thrilled to complete this transaction and begin working closely with the Calabrio team,” said Mike Hoffman, a principal at Thoma Bravo. “Calabrio is well positioned to capture momentum in its space as more companies transition to cloud-first systems and adopt a hybrid approach to remote work.”
Perella Weinberg Partners LP acted as financial advisor to Calabrio. Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to Thoma Bravo. Golub Capital provided committed financing for the transaction.