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NOV 21, 2017

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Diversity In Tech?

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Diversity In Tech?

A few years ago, I was speaking to some friends from university who had heard about an organisation called Code First: Girls that had just launched and was causing a buzz in the London start-up network for offering free coding courses for women. Like many people, coding had always been a bit of a mystery to me, so I was intrigued and ...

NOV 15, 2017

KKR wins Firm of the Year at AVCJ Awards in Hong Kong

KKR wins Firm of the Year at AVCJ Awards in Hong Kong

On November 13th, KKR was recognized as the Asian Venture Capital Journal's Asia Firm of the Year in its annual awards ceremony, in addition to winning Large-Cap Fundraise of the Year for KKR Asian Fund III and Deal of the 2000s for Oriental Brewery, a special award for the AVCJ's 30th anniversary event. The AVCJ host...

NOV 10, 2017

Fast-Roping and Deal-Making: Reflecting On My Time with the U.S. Navy and KKR

Fast-Roping and Deal-Making: Reflecting On My Time with the U.S. Navy and KKR

With Veterans Day in the U.S. this week, my mind wandered back to a cloud-covered night in the summer of 2001 on the Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, California. My unit was conducting fast-rope training: rocketing down a thick rope suspended from a helicopter hovering 100 feet above the ground with nothing but leather-gloved h...

NOV 08, 2017

Why Asia is a Compelling Play on Three Global Macro Themes

Why Asia is a Compelling Play on Three Global Macro Themes

Earlier this year, we released our 2017 Outlook and Mid-Year Update, and highlighted several key themes and trends for the global macro landscape. Specifically, as noted in our most recent publication Asia: Leaning In, in which we partnered with KKR’s Global Institute to produce, we see Asia as a direct and compelling play on three of these...