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.

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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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SI Reporter
July 3, 2020
@bsindia
After this transaction, an open offer will be launched to acquire 20.93 million fully paid-up equity shares of JB Chemicals, representing 26 per cent of equity.
Sohini Das
July 2, 2020
@bsindia
The total deal size thus will be around $500 mn or around Rs 3,750 crore
BS Reporter
July 2, 2020
@bsindia
However, the company hopes to maintain sales and profitability for the year as sales of consumer packs are likely to grow by 15-20 per cent
Ingrid Lunden
June 29, 2020
TechCrunch
Like it or loathe it, video has proven to be the most engaging of all mediums across the web, and today a company out of Israel called Artlist -- which provides royalty-free libraries of music, sound effects and even video itself to enhance video content -- is announcing a significant growth round of $48 million, [...]
Reuters Editorial
June 18, 2020
U.S.
U.S. private equity firm KKR said on Thursday it had reached an agreement to buy Dutch vacation parks firm Roompot for an undisclosed sum.
Greg Roumeliotis
June 4, 2020
U.S.
A consortium of private equity firms KKR & Co Inc and Ampersand Capital Partners has approached Oxford Immunotec Global Plc , a medical diagnostics company that develops tests to identify tuberculosis, with a $400 million acquisition offer, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Yuvraj Malik
June 2, 2020
@bsindia
From KKRs spending spree amid pandemic, to the inside story of why EY quit audit role at a ventilator maker paid in millions by UK govt - read these and more in todays world dispatch
Oliver Hirt
May 28, 2020
U.S.
U.S. buyout group KKR is preparing to inject funds into Swiss vending machine company Selecta, which is saddled with debts and faces a loss of business due to the coronavirus crisis, four sources close to the matter said.
May 22, 2020
https://www.outlookindia.com/
The deal follows Facebook picking up a 9.99 per cent stake in the firm, housing India's youngest but largest telecom company, on April 22 for Rs 43,574 crore.
SI Reporter
May 22, 2020
@bsindia
Over the last month, leading technology investors, such as, Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista, General Atlantic, and KKR have announced aggregate investments of Rs 78,562 crore into Jio Platforms.
Reuters Editorial
May 22, 2020
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Indian oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries said on Friday U.S. private equity firm KKR will buy 2.32% of its digital unit Jio Platforms for 113.67 billion rupees ($1.50 billion).
May 22, 2020
The Economic Times
Private equity firm KKR is set to invest the money in Jio Platforms for a 2.32% stake.
Walter Thompson
May 21, 2020
TechCrunch
How long are investors going to ignore the growing consumer appetite for responsible and impactful businesses?
FinSMEs
May 14, 2020
FinSMEs
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AlleyWatch
May 13, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
May 13, 2020
The Indian Express
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BS Web Team and agencies
May 13, 2020
@bsindia
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Chibuike Oguh
May 12, 2020
U.S.
U.S. private equity firm KKR & Co Inc said on Tuesday it led an investor group making a $43 million investment in Slice, an online delivery platform for local pizza shops across the country.
Reuters Editorial
May 11, 2020
U.S.
Private equity investor KKR said on Monday it had acquired a stake of 5.2% in German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media , returning as an investor in the company it had backed from 2006 to 2014.
Dev Chatterjee
May 4, 2020
@bsindia
Talks are still in advanced stage with KKR, say bankers
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