January 27, 2014

Firm represents the senior management team of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. in sale to KKR.

On January 27, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled claims and productivity management solutions, announced that KKR, together with management, have signed an agreement to acquire majority ownership of Sedgwick for approximately $2.4 billion from its current group of investors, which includes Hellman & Friedman LLC and Stone Point Capital LLC. Willkie is representing Sedgwick’s senior management team in the transaction. Based in Memphis, Sedgwick and its affiliated companies deliver cost-effective claims, productivity, managed care, risk consulting and other services to clients through the expertise of its more than 11,000 colleagues in about 200 offices in the U.S. and Canada. KKR is a leading global investment firm with approximately $90.2 billion in assets under management (as of September 30, 2013).

The matter is being handled by partners Jordan Messinger and Thomas Mark, and associates Geri Anne McEvoy and Delano Ladd.

Jordan Messinger
Jordan A. Messinger Partner Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits
Thomas Mark
Thomas Mark Partner Corporate & Financial Services