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MAR 11, 2019

KnowBe4: Empowering Employees to Make Smarter Security Decisions

KnowBe4: Empowering Employees to Make Smarter Security Decisions

Cyber security has become a top board-level priority for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Despite global spend on cyber security solutions reaching nearly $50 billion, breaches are occurring on a larger scale than ever before, with the number of year-over-year compromised records up 133 percent in 2018. Notably, over 90 percent of these...

MAR 04, 2019

KKR Wins Multiple Awards in Asia and Beyond

KKR Wins Multiple Awards in Asia and Beyond
By KKR

On March 1, 2019, Private Equity International (“PEI”), a global industry trade publication, announced its 2018 winners of its annual industry awards. After a record number of votes, KKR earned Large-Cap Firm of the Year in Asia for the fifth time since 2013, Firm of the Year in South-East Asia for the third time and Firm of the Year in C...

FEB 25, 2019

The REEL Approach to Impact Investing and Waste Management

The REEL Approach to Impact Investing and Waste Management

KKR acquired a 60% stake in Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited (“REEL”) for approximately $510 million in the second deal for KKR Global Impact. The transaction was originally made through KKR’s Asia Fund III. [press release] In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a bold plan to transf...

FEB 19, 2019

Beyond the flashy headlines: Indonesia and the ‘Ring of Fire’

Beyond the flashy headlines: Indonesia and the ‘Ring of Fire’

Indonesia is on the rise. Global investors — and KKR among them — are keen to tap into the market’s demographic shifts. The country has witnessed rising real GDP growth of approximately 5% over the past five years, with PwC projecting that Indonesia is on track to be one of the top five global economies by 2030. This is a compellin...