Maurice Hernandez joined Accel-KKR in 2007 and is a Managing Director. Maurice started the firm’s London office where he’s headed the firm’s buyout and growth equity investment activities in Europe since 2010.
Prior to joining Accel-KKR, Maurice was a member of Deutsche Bank’s Mergers & Acquisitions team where he was involved in a variety of mergers, acquisitions and buyouts focused on the enterprise software and technology-enabled services sectors. Maurice previously worked at Needham & Company where he worked with emerging enterprise technology businesses on mergers, acquisitions and capital raising. Earlier in his career, Maurice worked at Robertson Stephens, a growth sector focused investment bank, and Excite.com, a leading web services portal.
Maurice’s board seats include Basware, Duett, Kantata, NAVTOR, PayProp, Reapit, Smart Communications and Symfonia.
Maurice was involved with the firm’s past investments in Kerridge Commercial Systems (acquired by CapVest in 2023 for $1.1 billion), One.com (acquired by Cinven in 2019 for $330 million), Clavis Insight (acquired by Ascential plc in 2017 for $130 million), HighJump Software (acquired by Körber AG in 2017 for $750 million), Zinc Ahead (acquired by Veeva Systems in 2015 for $130 million), Endurance International Group (acquired by a private equity consortium led by Warburg Pincus in 2011 for $1.0 billion), iTradeNetwork (acquired by Roper Technologies in 2010 for $525 million) and Saber (acquired by EDS, later Hewlett Packard Enterprise, in 2007 for $460 million).
Maurice received a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.