Kallidus, a leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, today announced that FF&P Private Equity is investing to support the next phase of the company’s ambitious growth plans in the global human capital management marketplace.
The investment by FF&P Private Equity provides access to greater capital resources that will enable Kallidus to accelerate its growth through the development of existing and complementary products, both organically and via acquisition.
Kallidus has grown from strength to strength over the past five years and its turnover, profitability and employee figures have all trebled in that time. Today, more than 200 blue-chip and public sector companies use Kallidus’ award-winning innovative software solutions to help them develop talented people.
Said Rob Caul, CEO of Kallidus: “This is the start of a very exciting new phase of growth for Kallidus and we are pleased to have an investment partner on board that shares our enthusiasm and ambition. Our strong focus on customer service and capability to provide total solutions that address the critical people management challenges organisations face today, will continue to drive the business forwards”.
Henry Sallitt, Co-Head of FPE, commented: "We are delighted to back Rob and his team to continue the impressive growth they have achieved since 2009. The Kallidus business has a huge range of both organic and acquisitive avenues for growth. We look forward to working with the team to realise these opportunities”.
Kallidus has gained industry wide recognition for its software and services having recently won three gold E-Learning Awards as well as being shortlisted in the Learning Awards in the prestigious ‘Learning Provider of the Year’ award category. Once again this year, Leading European analyst ELearnity has positioned Kallidus as a ‘core challenger’ in its 2015 9-Grid™ models for its Learning Management System and bespoke e-learning content.