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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.

Timeline

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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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.
November 22, 2019
The Economic Times
Discussions are currently on between the potential suitors & the Shapoorji Pallonji Group for a possible deal.
Pamela Barbaglia
November 21, 2019
IN
Consumer goods giants Unilever and Henkel and a series of buyout funds including Advent and Cinven are talking to U.S. cosmetics maker Coty to submit bids for some of its most popular beauty brands, three sources told Reuters.
Anshuman Daga
November 19, 2019
U.S.
KKR & Co. has tapped Hong Kong&#039;s CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd <1038.HK> and buyout groups including Blackstone and Sweden&#039;s EQT AB to gauge buying interest for Singapore-based Goodpack, an intermediate bulk container maker, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Lydia Ramsey
November 13, 2019
Business Insider
Major corporations and small business owners are trying to figure out what the future of the pharmacy business looks like.
Carmen Reinicke
November 11, 2019
markets.businessinsider.com
Walgreens is surging on a report that KKR formally approached the company to talk about taking it private
Sumeet Chatterjee
November 7, 2019
U.S.
Global private equity group KKR & Co Inc is targeting a record $15 billion for a new Asia-focused buyout fund, three sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters.
Chibuike Oguh
October 29, 2019
U.S.
Private equity firm KKR & Co reported a 23% year-on-year drop in its quarterly after-tax distributable profit on Tuesday, as fee revenue slid amid a broader slowdown in asset sales by buyout firms.
Arno Schuetze
October 28, 2019
U.S.
Private equity firm KKR has added Deutsche Bank and KKR Capital Markets as additional global coordinators for the planned stock market flotation of German defense supplier Hensoldt, people close to the matter said.
BS Web Team
October 16, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Top 10 biz headlines: FMCG slowdown, Air India stake sale, and more on Business Standard. From FMCG sector experiencing slowdown to Air India stake sale, here are the top 10 business headlines on Wednesday
Paulina Duran
October 15, 2019
U.S.
U.S. private equity firm KKR & Co and its partners have canceled what was expected to be the biggest Australian IPO of the year, the listing of their lender Latitude Financial, two sources told Reuters.
October 5, 2019
CricTracker
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have roped in David Hussey and Kyle Mills in their setup for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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