Chase Corp. KKR & Co. Inc. KKR & Co. Inc. KKR & Co. Inc. -0.16% announced Friday that it had agreed to be purchased by private equity firm KKR & Co. Inc. KKR & Co. Inc. KKR & co. Inc. in exchange for $1.3 billion cash. KKR agreed to pay $127.50 for every Chase share, which is about 13 times the trailing 12-month Ebitda. The board has approved the deal, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter. The S&P 500 Spx, -0.68% is up 18%, but the Chase stock is up 48%.