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MAY 29, 2018

Bola Osakwe Named a Top Corporate Diversity Executive

Bola Osakwe Named a Top Corporate Diversity Executive

Black Enterprise, a business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans, released their list of the nation’s most powerful diversity executives which recognizes influential individuals leading diversity hiring in their respective organizations. We’re pleased to share that KKR’s Bola Osakwe is...

MAY 25, 2018

Franziska Kayser Named a Rising Star in European Private Equity

Franziska Kayser Named a Rising Star in European Private Equity

Earlier this week Financial News in London released their list of rising stars in private equity representing ‘stand outs’ under the age of 40 in the European private equity industry, including KKR’s own Franziska Kayser. The final group of 25 men and women was selected from more than 100 eligible candidates bas...

MAR 02, 2018

KKR Recognized in Asia and Globally by PEI & PDI

KKR Recognized in Asia and Globally by PEI & PDI

On March 1, 2018, global industry trade publication Private Equity International (“PEI”) announced the 2017 winners of its annual industry awards. In Asia Pacific, KKR was the most lauded firm of the region, winning in the categories of Large–Cap Firm of the Year, Fundraise of the Year and Firm o...

MAR 01, 2018

KKR Wins Two Infrastructure Investor Awards

KKR Wins Two Infrastructure Investor Awards

On March 1, 2018, Infrastructure Investor announced their ninth annual Global Awards. KKR received “Transport Investor of the Year, Europe” for our investment in Q–Park and “Telecoms and Broadband Investor of the Year, Global” for our investments in Telxius and Bharti Airtel, in addition ...

FEB 22, 2018

KKR Awarded ‘Exit of the Year’ for Gland Pharma

KKR Awarded ‘Exit of the Year’ for Gland Pharma

On February 20, 2018, in Mumbai, KKR was awarded VCCircle's ‘Exit of the Year’ award for KKR's stake sale of Gland Pharma to Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group (“Fosun Pharma”). The KKR team is excited to have received the honor as VCCircle's Seventh Annual Awards reco...

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...

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 ...

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. ...

OCT 31, 2017

KKR’s Tara Davies Named One of the 100 Most Influential Women in Finance

KKR’s Tara Davies Named One of the 100 Most Influential Women in Finance

This week, Financial News released their 11th list of the 100 most influential women in finance and we are proud to announce that KKR's Tara Davies is included. Tara joined KKR in 2016 as a Managing Director in KKR's global infrastructure team and is an active member in KKR's Inclusion and Diversity Adviso...

SEP 13, 2017

KKR Receives Gold Recognition in AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index

KKR Receives Gold Recognition in AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index

On Tuesday, September 12th, the American Heart Association (“AHA”) announced the results of their Workplace Health Achievement Index, and KKR received Gold-level recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Companies awarded Gold are among those with top index scores. ...

JUL 13, 2017

KKR Awarded Best International Firm

KKR Awarded Best International Firm

The 10th Annual Spanish Venture Capital & Private Equity Awards, organized by The Spanish Private Equity Association (ASCRI), Deloitte and IESE Business School, were celebrated in Madrid, Spain on July 5, 2017. During the event, KKR was honored to be recognized as the Best International Firm, based on its investments in Pri...