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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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July 5, 2021
KKR acquires seven highways assets from Global Infrastructure Partners

KKR signs agreements to acquire Global Infrastructure Partners' entire stake in Highway Concessions One (HC1) and seven highway assets with a total length of 487 kilometers.

The investment represents KKR's third in India from the fund and the firm's first investment in Asia's transport sector.

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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November 22, 2021
AP NEWS
ROME (AP) -- The Italian telecommunications company TIM is assessing a non-binding "indication of interest" by the U.S. investment fund KKR to acquire the entire capital share, a potential 11 billion-euro deal.
October 11, 2021
https://www.outlookindia.com/
Tata Sons had won the bid for acquiring 100 per cent stake in the national carrier, last week. A consortium led by Spicejet promoter Ajay Singh came second with their bid of Rs 15,000 crore.
October 11, 2021
https://www.outlookindia.com/
Revenue for TCS grew 2.9% to $6.3 billion in the September quarter, when compared to the preceding three months. That was less than 3.8%, which was the consensus estimate on the street.
October 11, 2021
https://www.outlookindia.com/
The market opened with marginal gains amid weak global cues, dragged by IT as TCS quarterly earnings weighed on investor sentiments, according to the media reports.
October 11, 2021
https://www.outlookindia.com/
It informed that distribution companies would now be required to undertake quarterly energy accounting through a certified energy manager within sixty days. It must provide detailed information on consumption and consumption patterns among different categories of consumers.
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