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John Empson

John Empson

Member & Head of International Capital Markets
London

John Empson (London) is a Member of KKR and joined KKR Capital Markets in 2008. Mr. Empson was with JP Morgan for 21 years and was formerly head of JP Morgan's European leveraged debt capital markets business before joining KKR. He has had long term experience in the European debt markets, in leveraged finance debt origination and structuring, and has worked on some of the largest and most complex debt transactions syndicated in the European market. Mr. Empson has worked with a number of the KKR European portfolio companies and is a member of the European private equity investment committee, the European portfolio management committee, the Firm's global risk management committee, and is a board member of KKR India.