Accel-KKR Portfolio Co. Zinc Ahead Acquired for $130M
September 30, 2015
Zinc Ahead, a company backed by Accel-KKR in 2013, has been acquired by Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) for an aggregate purchase price of roughly $130 million in cash. Founded in 2001, Zinc Ahead is a commercial content management company for the life science industry; its Zinc MAPS product has provided marketing compliance solutions to over 120 companies worldwide. Following the acquisition, customers can elect to continuing using Zinc MAPS—which will eventually be integrated into Veeva's solution, Vault PromoMats—through at least 2020.