Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm, has received a minority equity investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management (NYSE: GS). The non-voting stake represents less than 10 percent of the economic interests of the firm.

PE firms bringing aboard outside investors is a trend that is expected to continue as these firms look to scale. In some cases, private equity firms want liquidity or simply want to work in partnership with a firm.

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