Our Approach

Personally invested, collectively working
for you

When you partner with KKR, you get all of KKR. Our more than 2,000 people collaborate to deliver meaningful resources and intellectual capital to our clients and companies.

Our Approach to Investing in Private Markets

Investment Teams Advisor Network Capital Markets Balance Sheet Capstone Global Client Solutions Global Macro, Balance Sheet & Risk Global Institute Public Policy & Affairs Sustainability When you partner with KKR, you get all of KKR.
Investment Teams

More than 750 investment professionals are dedicated to understanding industries, creating growth plans, identifying and sourcing new investments and supporting our portfolio companies throughout the life of our investments.

Advisor Network

Entrepreneurs and former C-suite level executives who act as an extension of the investment teams and bring valuable experience and relationships to help identify new investments and validate growth plans across industries and geographies.

Capital Markets

A global, full-service capital markets business offering tailored financing and execution for every stage of a company’s life cycle. We advise and arrange financing for our portfolio companies and third-party clients across a broad range of complex transactions with the ability to be a capital provider.

Balance Sheet

A balance sheet of more than $28 billion enables us to invest alongside our clients and be one of the largest investors in everything we do. We use our balance sheet strategically and opportunistically to generate an attractive risk-adjusted return on equity in a manner consistent with our fiduciary duties and consistent with our one-firm approach.


A team of experienced professionals who partner with our investment and company management teams to identify, underwrite, and drive trajectory-changing operational improvements in KKR portfolio companies. Capstone’s centers of excellence include human capital, insurance, procurement, technology and cybersecurity and supply chain efficiency, among others.

Global Client Solutions

A global team focused solely on supporting KKR’s clients by understanding their investment needs, delivering KKR’s proprietary investment insights and an exceptional client experience.

Global Macro, Balance Sheet & Risk

A team that analyzes global economic and market developments and their implications for KKR’s investment process across strategies and geographies. The team provides portfolio construction and asset allocation advice as well as hedging solutions for our public and private-side funds.

Global Institute

Led by General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus as chairman, KKR's Global Institute works in partnership with KKR industry and country teams, portfolio companies, and clients to enable smarter investing through a better understanding of the world, including by assessing  geopolitical issues and supporting international growth opportunities such as new market entry.

Public Policy & Affairs

Responsible for helping companies hone and advise on global public policy, stakeholder engagement, reputation management and communications.


Subject matter experts supporting the diligence of new investments and value creation for our portfolio companies on business-relevant and material sustainability issues, including climate risk mitigation.

When you partner with KKR, you get all of KKR.