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SEP 20, 2018

KKR in Germany: New office, established strengths

KKR in Germany: New office, established strengths

When KKR made its first investment in Germany in 1999, Private Equity was a barely known industry at the heart of Europe and KKR one of the first players. By now, however, we have invested more than $5 billion equity here. With the opening of our Frankfurt office, we are now taking the logical next step in our long-standing engagement...

SEP 17, 2018

Where startups are impacting long term change for CIOs

Where startups are impacting long term change for CIOs

Startups are showing up in big ways when it comes to ePrivacy, microservices, and fighting for talent. These are long term shifts CIOs should keep in mind when it comes to figuring out what to devote attention and resources to. CIOs have a daunting task to keep their current systems humming while also staying up-to-date on emergin...

SEP 06, 2018

KKR Infrastructure: Power of Perseverance and our Model

KKR Infrastructure: Power of Perseverance and our Model

Here at KKR we talk a lot about “using our whole brain” – we define that as when we’re leveraging the best parts of the firm and collectively working together towards a goal. When we started the Infrastructure business in 2008, I think it was fair to say we started as a good example of using our whole brain before we ever used the ter...

SEP 04, 2018

From London to Silicon Valley (and back): Top 5 Learnings from a Mobility Transfer at KKR

From London to Silicon Valley (and back): Top 5 Learnings from a Mobility Transfer at KKR

I have focused on TMT investing in Europe since I joined KKR in 2012. My original mandate was more on the telecom side but, as the number of technology opportunities in Europe has increased, I began to spend increasingly more time in tech. In a majority of new deal opportunities where our U.S. tech team had previous experience, we were reachi...