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February 09, 2016 10:58 PM ET

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Company Overview of Kelso & Company

Company Overview

Kelso & Company is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged acquisitions, Follow-on Acquisitions, management buyouts and purchase of significant ownership of private companies, divisions, or subsidiaries of public or private companies; public companies through recapitalizations or going private transactions. It does not pursue hostile transactions, substantial dismantling or liquidation of companies, and break-up opportunities. The firm also invests in upper middle market companies and makes mezzanine investments. The firm seeks to invest in energy, materials, retailing, industrial and consumer products, telecommunication services, transportation, logistics, financial services, and he...

320 Park Avenue

24th Floor

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 1971





Key Executives for Kelso & Company

Managing Director, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Investment Partner, Principal, and Member of Management Committee
Age: 51
Vice President, Principal, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Investment Partner, and Member of Management Committee
Age: 46
Investment Partner, Principal, Chairman of the Board, and Member of the Management Committee
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director
Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Kelso & Company Key Developments

Unitedhealth In Talks To Acquire Helios

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) is in advanced talks to acquire Progressive Medical, LLC (Helios) from Kelso & Company and Stone Point Capital LLC, Reuters reported citing source familiar with the matter. UnitedHealth may announce a transaction as early as this week, Bloomberg reported citing people with knowledge of the matter. UnitedHealth declined to comment and Helios could not be reached immediately for comment.

One Call Care Reportedly In $2 Billion Bid For Helios

One Call Care Management, Inc. is reportedly preparing to bid close to $2 billion for Progressive Medical, LLC (Helios), people familiar with the matter said. Apax Partners LLP, the owner of One Call Care, plans to submit a binding offer later this month to Helios' owners, Kelso & Company and Stone Point Capital LLC, the people said this week. Apax faces competition for Helios from other private equity firms, including Hellman & Friedman LLC and TPG Capital, L.P., the people added, asking not to be identified because the sale process is confidential. Helios, Kelso, Apax, Hellman & Friedman and TPG declined to comment, while One Call Care and Stone Point did not respond to requests for comment.

Kelso & Company Presents at CFOs and COOs Forum, Jan-22-2015 10:30 AM

Kelso & Company Presents at CFOs and COOs Forum, Jan-22-2015 10:30 AM. Venue: The Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Howard A. Matlin, Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director.

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