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KKR is a private equity fund manager founded by Henry Kravis.

KKR & Co. Inc. (formerly known as Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and KKR & Co. L.P.) is a global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit, and, through its strategic partners, hedge funds. The firm has completed more than 280 private equity investments in portfolio companies with approximately $545 billion of total enterprise value as of June 30, 2017. As of September 30, 2017, Assets Under Management ("AUM") and Fee Paying Assets Under Management ("FPAUM") were $153 billion and $114 billion, respectively.

The firm was founded in 1976 by Jerome Kohlberg, Jr., and cousins Henry Kravis and George R. Roberts, all of whom had previously worked together at Bear Stearns, where they completed some of the earliest leveraged buyout transactions. Since its founding, KKR has completed a number of transactions including the 1989 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, which was the largest buyout in history to that point, as well as the 2007 buyout of TXU, which is currently the largest buyout completed to date.KKR has offices in 21 cities in 16 countries across 5 continents. The firm is currently headquartered in the Solow Building (9 W. 57th Street, New York, NY), but in October 2015, the firm announced its intentions to occupy a newly constructed 30 Hudson Yards.In October 2009, KKR listed shares in the company through KKR & Co., an affiliate that holds 30% of the firm's ownership equity, with the remainder held by the firm's partners. In March 2010, KKR filed to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), with trading commencing four months later, on July 15, 2010.

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September 13, 2019

And last fall, in one of the largest takeovers of the year, the private-equity giant KKR spent $9.9 billion to acquire Envision Healthcare.

September 13, 2019

And last fall, in one of the largest takeovers of the year, the private-equity giant KKR spent $9.9 billion to acquire Envision Healthcare.

May 2019

KKR acquires Corel (including its recent acquisition Parallels).

September 30, 2017

As of September 30, 2017, Assets Under Management ("AUM") and Fee Paying Assets Under Management ("FPAUM") were $153 billion and $114 billion, respectively.

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Chibuike Oguh
April 7, 2020
U.S.
KKR & Co Inc has established a $50 million global relief fund to help people affected by the new coronavirus, according to a letter the U.S. private equity firm sent to its investors on Tuesday.
Reuters Editorial
February 27, 2020
U.S.
Telecom Italia (TIM) said on Thursday its board viewed positively a non-binding offer by U.S. investment firm KKR to become the Italian telecoms group's exclusive partner in developing a fiber-optic network.
Reuters Editorial
February 27, 2020
U.S.
The board of Telecom Italia (TIM) met on Thursday to discuss proposals by U.S. investment firm KKR for a broadband investment in the country as the government pushes for a unified ultra-fast network.
BS Web Team
February 23, 2020
@bsindia
After KKR, led by Dinesh Karthik, failed to reach the playoffs last season, the franchise recently dropped some key players like Robin Uthappa and Chris Lynn
Reuters
February 13, 2020
@bsindia
The schools run by Galileo include the Paris School of Business (PSB), Macromedia University in Germany and Italian fashion school Istituto Marangoni
Pamela Barbaglia
February 13, 2020
IN
The private equity owner of one of Europe's largest private education groups, Galileo Global Education, has put the business up for the sale in a deal worth about 2.5 billion euros ($2.72 billion), three sources told Reuters.
Pushkala Aripaka
February 11, 2020
U.S.
Private equity firm KKR on Tuesday said it does not intend to make an offer for troubled NMC Health but Italian-backed GKSD Investment Holding confirmed it could bid.
IANS
February 10, 2020
@bsindia
Foster played seven Tests, 11 ODIs and five T20Is for England from 2001 to 2009
Namrata Acharya
February 5, 2020
@bsindia
The IPL franchise says apart from accepting Rs 11.87 cr from Rose Valley Hotels as sponsorship fees, it had no other dealings with the group
Jonathan Shieber
February 4, 2020
TechCrunch
KKR, the multibillion dollar multistrategy investment firm, is beefing up its technology practice with the appointment of Rob Salvagno as a co-head of its technology growth equity business in the U.S. It's a sign that KKR is taking the tech industry seriously as it looks for new acquisition and investment opportunities. Salvagno, the former vice [...]
BS Web Team
January 21, 2020
@bsindia
KKR spent more than a third of their available purse for IPL 2020 auction on Australian pacer Pat Cummins alone, buying him for Rs 15.5 crore
Rania El Gamal
January 15, 2020
U.S.
The talk's all been about Saudi Aramco, and the suspense of its historic drive to whip up international cash. But, more quietly, its Gulf oil peer ADNOC has also been courting foreign funds - and its efforts compare favorably.
December 25, 2019
The Economic Times
KKR and Apax Partners are now conducting due diligence of the coffee chain as they are the only ones left in the race for stake in CCD. "After an analysis, the company (CDEL) had arrived at an amount that needs to be invested if CCD were to survive and those who opted out were not willing to commit the requisite amount," said a person involved.
December 21, 2019
news.google.com
T20 cricket is often considered as a format for young legs, but 48-year-old Pravin Tambe has proven that age is just a number, nothing else. On Thursday, when Indian Premier League (IPL) auction was going on in a full-swing, a...
Viveat Susan Pinto
December 19, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about IPL 2020 player auction: At 15.5 cr, Aus pacer Cummins most expensive buy on Business Standard. Leg spinner Piyush Chawla tops the list of Indian players
BS Web Team
December 18, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about IPL 2020 auction: Full list of players retained and released by KKR on Business Standard. Kolkata Knight Riders, co-owned by Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, have the deepest available purse of Rs 35.65 crore, which they will use to bid aggressively during the IPL 2020 auction
Press Trust of India
December 13, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Maxwell to Steyn: 332 players shortlisted for 73 spots for IPL 2020 auction on Business Standard. Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and Sri Lanka veteran Angelo Mathews have opted for the Rs 2 crore base price
Raghavendra Kamath
December 3, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about KKR puts off plan to float Rs 5,000-crore India-focused credit fund on Business Standard. KKR also saw a couple of major changes in its key management personnel recently
Pamela Barbaglia
November 26, 2019
IN
Bridgepoint has been sounding out possible bidders for its Portuguese agrochemical company Rovensa ahead of an auction process early next year that could raise about 800 million euros (£687.26 million), five sources told Reuters.
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