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

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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Lyft

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aCommerce is a company founded by Piers Bennett.

ForgeRock is a San Francisco-based cybersecurity company developing identity and access management products.

Ivalua is a a Redwood City, California-based provider of enterprise spend management tools.

Aricent is a Redwood City, California-based company in the consulting industry.

Impel NeuroPharma is a Seattle-based healthcare company.

BridgeBio Pharma is a Palo Alto, California-based company.

V3 Group is a Singapore-based luxury goods group that creates, develops and owns brands in the lifestyle and wellness markets.

CorneaGen is a Seattle-based company.

AcuFocus is a healthcare company.

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Oliver Milman
September 22, 2020
the Guardian
Facebook blames mistake in system for restrictions on groups including Greenpeace USA
DNA Web Team
September 10, 2020
DNA India
Facebook Campus: Social media giant launches college-only space for students to connect, returns to roots - The new feature has been rolled out in some select US colleges until now.
ANI
August 31, 2020
@bsindia
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Kuldeep Yadav has said that he had a strong feeling of the franchise winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) last year
IANS
August 27, 2020
@bsindia
Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Kyle Mills feels the team has a very strong pace bowling attack led by Australian Pat Cummins
ANI
August 27, 2020
@bsindia
Englands batsman Tom Banton has said that he is excited to share a dressing room with Andre Russell for the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2020
IANS
August 27, 2020
@bsindia
Harry Gurney, who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, is scheduled to undergo an operation next month
Cathy Chan | Bloomberg
August 21, 2020
@bsindia
Despite the opportunities, KKR has suffered setbacks in India, where a long-running shadow banking crisis followed by the devastation of the pandemic has crippled the economy
Press Trust of India
August 20, 2020
@bsindia
The players, who were already tested multiple times before departure, will now undergo a six-day isolation period with testing on day 1, 3 and 6
Press Trust of India
August 19, 2020
@bsindia
I am a big believer that its not necessarily true that you having played for a long time makes you a good leader, says Brendon McCullum on Shubman Gill
Amritha Pillay
August 18, 2020
@bsindia
The bulk sale deals in the company scrip seen in the last one week included KKR, Vistra ITCL India and L&T Finance
ANI
July 25, 2020
@bsindia
I enjoyed playing with Brendon McCullum and excited to work again with the KKR coach, says Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) chief mentor David Hussey
Mark Kleinman
July 21, 2020
Sky News
The cybersecurity firm will pick banks in the coming weeks to spearhead a London listing, Sky News learns.
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.
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