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KKR

KKR is a private equity fund manager founded in 1976 by Henry Kravis, George R. Roberts and Jerome Kohlberg Jr..

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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May 17, 2021
KKR announces that it will invest $95 million in Lenskart through a secondary stake acquisition through its Asian private equity fund.

Today's announcement is a milestone and a step towards that goal.

January 2021
KKR close two Asia-focused funds in January, the $3.9 billion Asia Pacific Infrastructure Investors Fund and the $1.7 billion Asia Real Estate Partners Fund.
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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DNA Web Team
June 10, 2021
DNA India
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www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- FS KKR Capital Corp. (NYSE: FSK) announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $400,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of...
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Solar Eclipse 2021: When, where and how to watch the rare 'Ring of Fire' eclipse - The new moon will sweep in front of the sun to create this year's first solar eclipse on Thursday, June 10, 2021.
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June 1, 2021
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June 1, 2021
TechCrunch
Cloudera was once one of the hottest Hadoop startups, but over time the shine has come off that market, and today it went private as KKR and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a pair of private equity firms announced they intended to purchase Cloudera for $5.3 billion. The company has a market cap of around $3.7 [...]
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June 1, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Cloudera, (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by...
Cloudera, Inc.
June 1, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, reported results for its first quarter of fiscal 2022, ending April 30, 2021....
DNA Web Team
May 30, 2021
DNA India
VIRAL: NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover snaps shining clouds on Red Planet - The rover's Mast Camera or Mastcam snapped colour images and the iridescent, or "mother of pearl" clouds on March 5, 2021.
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May 26, 2021
BetaKit
Toronto-based software company eSSENTIAL Accessibility has secured $67 million CAD from New York's KKR as it looks to scale its digital accessibility solution.
DNA Web Team
May 26, 2021
DNA India
Lunar Eclipse 2021: THESE Indian cities will witness first Chandra Grahan of the year - May 26 is going to be an especially superlunar event, as it will be a supermoon, a lunar eclipse and a red blood moon all at once.
May 24, 2021
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May 25, 2021
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May 25, 2021
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Google users can now password-protect their Web and Activity page, here's how - The newly added feature to the page will now prompt for verification and help protect the browsing history and search activities.
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May 25, 2021
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May 25, 2021
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Lunar eclipse, blood supermoon all happening at once - What does it mean? - May 26 will be a special phenomenon as it will be a supermoon, a lunar eclipse and a red blood moon all at once.
DNA Web Team
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