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KKR

KKR

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.

Timeline

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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Alex Paris

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Alex Paris

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Alexandra Sandberg

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Alexis Harmon

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Andrea Coravos

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Athena George

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Atul Joshi

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Azzam Alburaykan

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Bai Xue

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Bhuvan Pasham

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Bohan Qiu

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Brad Hotchkiss

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Bruce Hao

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busayo ogunsanya

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Carlos Galvez

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Chaney Lin

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Charles Covell

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Chen Zheng

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Cheryl Jiaping Liu

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Chris Barnes

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Chris Charlton

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Christian Ostberg

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Christian Ostberg

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