CDK Global, Inc.

CDK Global, Inc.

CDK Global, Inc.

Date Founded



1950 Hassell Road, Hoffman Estates, IL, 60169, USA

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Computer Software
Human Resources & Personnel Services
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services

Company Description

CDK Global, Inc. engages in the provision of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail industry. It operates through following segments: CDK North America and CDK International. The CDK North America segment provides technology-based solutions. The CDK International segment caters to the United States and Canada. The company was founded on September 30, 2014 and is headquartered in Hoffman Estates, IL.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Secretary, General Counsel & Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer

Senior Vice President, Business Leader, CRM & Layered Applications

Vice President of UK Region

Product Owner

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at SARR Group LLC

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at CDK Global, Inc.

Former President, Manufacturing Division at Merck & Co., Inc.

Former Chief Executive Officer at Sparta Systems, Inc.

Management Affiliate at MidOcean Partners

Dean W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at R1 RCM, Inc.

Founder at The Miles Group LLC

Executive Vice President at Oracle Corp.

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Clarkston Capital Partners' (CCP) investment approach is based on a quality and value investment philosophy. The firm's equity investment philosophy is based on the belief that the best way to achieve long-term stock portfolio performance is to buy quality companies that are undervalued in the market. The primary objective of CCP's fixed income philosophy is capital preservation. The firm's equity strategies include: the Clarkston Small-Mid Cap Equity Strategy, the Clarkston Large-Cap Equity Strategy, and the Clarkston Dividend Strategy. All strategies are governed by the firm's disciplined investment methodology which results in a concentrated portfolio of quality businesses. CCP invests in stocks of individual quality companies with sustainable competitive advantages resulting in consistently high Cash Returns on Net Operating Assets (CRONOA) and management teams capable of generating high returns on capital. When appropriate,CCP's fixed income portfolios are constructed to minimize risk while generating consistent cash flow. Clarkston Capital invests primarily in municipal state general obligations rated at least AA by the major rating agencies, U.S. Treasuries and high grade corporate bonds issued by firms with strong balances sheets, sustainable competitive advantages and consistent free cash flow generation. All fixed income holdings will be investment grade or better at the time of investment and current maturities will be less than 10 years.

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RRAM employ a highly disciplined, proprietary investment approach which they refer to as \"Absolute Value.\" The strategy incorporates the most proven and enduring principles of value equity investing, with a specific avoidance of the pitfalls associated with the common Deep Value and Relative Value investment styles. The objective of this approach is to generate attractive, sustainable, low volatility returns over the long-term, with emphasis on minimizing downside portfolio risk. Their approach is based on four principal tenants: a focus on excellent companies trading at compelling prices; bottom-up portfolio construction; a focus on less efficient areas of the equity market; and risk aversion. RRAM's strategies include: Small Cap Value and Small-Mid Cap Value; Dividend All-Cap Value and Dividend All-Cap Value II; Long-Short Equity; and Focused Absolute Value.

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TSW uses a combination of fundamental and quantitative analysis as the basis for their investment processes. Their typical assignments involve a specific strategy, such as \"mid-cap value\" or \"core plus fixed income\" in which they use a variety of equity and/or fixed income processes to select securities that are designed to outperform a specific industry benchmark. In other instances, usually for high net-worth clients, the strategies may be combined in order to produce a \"balanced portfolio\" to meet a specific client asset allocation objective or industry benchmark. TSW's strategies include: Equity (Domestic and International), Strategic High Income, Fixed Income, Custom Balanced, and WPS (long/short equity).

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CDK Global, Inc. purchases Progressus Media LLC

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CDK Global, Inc. purchases Dashboard Dealership Enterprises, Inc.

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CDK Global, Inc. purchases Pearl Technology Holdings LLC /2 Subsidiaries from Pearl Technology Holdings LLC

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC


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