Bison, an innovative technology company based in Boston, MA, today announced that Kohlberg & Company, a leading private equity firm with over 30 years of successful investing experience, headquartered in Mount Kisco, NY, has adopted the Cobalt GP platform.
Cobalt GP provides general partners a unique dataset and analytics technology that allows them to view their firm and fund exactly how investors view them. Armed with this information, Cobalt GP users have greater control over their story and are able to build stronger relationships with their investors.
“Our clients are always thinking strategy,” said Rasmus Goksor, CEO of Bison. “The Cobalt platform allows them to remain present in the market, understand how LPs are thinking about their firm, and their competition, and – ultimately – engage in more meaningful and relevant ways with their investors.”
The Cobalt platform will help drive our LP strategy,” Shant Mardirossian, a Partner and Chief Operating Officer for Kohlberg stated. “We are able to better position ourselves from a differentiation standpoint.”
About Bison: Founded in 2011, Bison – which stands for Boston Illiquid Securities Offering Network – focuses on innovative technology for private markets. The company’s products currently serve some of the industry’s leading private equity firms and investors, including large buyout and venture capital firms, leading endowments and foundations, as well as private and public pensions. www.bison.co
About Kohlberg & Company: Kohlberg & Company is a leading private equity firm with over 30 years of successful experience executing transformational strategies enabling middle market companies to enhance business efficiency, breadth, growth and scale. Since its inception in 1987, Kohlberg has organized eight private equity funds with aggregate commitments of $7.5 billion. Over that time, Kohlberg has completed 70 platform investments and 152 add-on acquisitions, with total transaction value in excess of $10 billion. The Firm has been the lead investor and controlling shareholder in all of its fund investments. www.kohlberg.com