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KO Professional Services Client hrQ Acquired by LandrumHR Image

KO Professional Services Client hrQ Acquired by LandrumHR

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  • June 27, 2019

Award-winning professional services firm hrQ, which delivers human capital services and expertise to hundreds of multinational companies, has been acquired by LandrumHR, a full-service human resources firm. hrQ will maintain its leadership and brand identity. KO partner Jennifer Rosenthal and attorney Samantha Pjesky represented hrQ in the acquisition. Read more.

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KO Client Kapost Acquired by Upland Software

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  • May 31, 2019

Kapost, a leading content operations platform provider for sales and marketing, recently announced its sale to Upland Software, a publicly traded leader in cloud-based enterprise work management software. KO represented Kapost in the acquisition, and partner Kevin Gibson led the deal team that included Matt McKinney, Ryan Sykora, Kelsey Green and Krystal Rushton. Kapost was purchased for…

KO Client Verblio Acquires Automagical, an AI-based Video Platform Image

KO Client Verblio Acquires Automagical, an AI-based Video Platform

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  • May 21, 2019

On-demand content creation platform Verblio recently acquired Automagical, a social video platform created by a HubSpot executive that uses AI to turn blog posts into video instantly. KO partner Dan Fredrickson and attorney Matt Burns represented Verblio in the acquisition. Learn more.

Food and Beverage Trends at Expo West: Plant-Based Products Drive Innovation, Increased Competition for Funding, Shelf Space and Consumer Wallets Image

Food and Beverage Trends at Expo West: Plant-Based Products Drive Innovation, Increased Competition for Funding, Shelf Space and Consumer Wallets

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  • April 16, 2019

Much of the focus this year at Expo West, the premier natural foods trade show, was on plant-based products. From “real” food to medicinal infusions and environmentally friendly packaging trends – plant-based products are everywhere. As head of the firm’s food and beverage industry practice, I joined attorney Samantha Pjesky…

KO Client Zeon Corporation Announces Merger with Antigo Sign & Display Image

KO Client Zeon Corporation Announces Merger with Antigo Sign & Display

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  • March 19, 2019

KO client Zeon Corporation, a leading provider of retail point of purchase visual marketing solutions, recently announced its merger with Antigo Sign & Display. The combined company called Antigo Zeon provides innovative sales, marketing, design and customer service solutions for retail brands. KO partner John Gaddis and attorney Ryan Sykora represented Zeon in the…

KO Client Delivery BIZ Pro Acquired By SaaS Provider GetSwift Image

KO Client Delivery BIZ Pro Acquired By SaaS Provider GetSwift

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  • February 22, 2019

KO client Delivery BIZ Pro, a leading delivery management SaaS platform for the food and beverage industry, was recently acquired by GetSwift, a SaaS logistics technology provider. Delivery BIZ Pro provides a subscription-based, cloud service for businesses with recurring product orders in the produce, meal kit, dairy, farm-to-table, water, home…

KO Client Uplight Acquires Energy Tech Startup EEme Image

KO Client Uplight Acquires Energy Tech Startup EEme

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  • February 13, 2019

KO client Uplight, the leading home-energy management provider, recently acquired EEme, a pioneering energy technology startup with proven Disaggregation-as-a-Service™ (DaaS) technology that can differentiate various household loads from an electric meter’s data. The acquisition will enable Uplight to offer next-generation, appliance-level disaggregation which enhances its already best-in-class data analytics capabilities…

Charles Ciaccio Promoted to Partner at KO Image

Charles Ciaccio Promoted to Partner at KO

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  • January 15, 2019

Ciaccio’s renewable energy and transactional expertise are key to KO’s corporate practice KO Law Firm is pleased to announce the promotion of Charles Ciaccio to partner, effective January 2019. Charles’ practice focuses on business transactions, including company formation, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financings, and he represents clients in a…