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FEB 20, 2018

Finding Comfort in Uncomfortable Situations: My 40 for 40 Experience

Finding Comfort in Uncomfortable Situations: My 40 for 40 Experience

During a recent team meeting, we were shown a clip of Henry Kravis who, when speaking about successful investing, advises getting out of your comfort zone. I've found this to be sound advice, even though my work at KKR is not focused on investing. No matter what your role is, this idea of distancing oneself from comfort zones can be extremely...

FEB 14, 2018

KKR Receives 2018 Private Equity Wire Award

KKR Receives 2018 Private Equity Wire Award

On February 8th, 2018, KKR was awarded “Best Pan-European Deal of the Year” by Private Equity Wire, one of the private equity industry's leading news portals, for our transaction in Unilever's Global Spreads Business. Held in London, these annual awards recognize private equity leaders in a variety of categories and are vo...

FEB 13, 2018

Demographic Shifts and What They Mean for Investors

Demographic Shifts and What They Mean for Investors

At KKR, we are committed to finding new ways of sharing our best individual and collective insights with our clients and partners. Our new publication, KKR Viewpoints, seeks to provide analysis and perspective on issues that we believe to be relevant to our business and broader macroeconomic world at large. This week we published the inaugura...

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 ...