Christian Ollig

Christian Ollig

Partner, Private Equity

Christian Ollig (Frankfurt) joined KKR in 2008 and is the Head of KKR in Germany. At KKR, Mr. Ollig has played a significant role in KKR’s investments in Wild Flavors, Cognita, Hertha BSC, Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik AG (WMF)...

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DEC 31, 1969

KKR in Germany: 20 years of presence - 3 years on the ground

KKR in Germany: 20 years of presence - 3 years on the ground

Three years ago, we opened our first office in Germany - a logical step after almost 20 years of continuous commitment to the German-speaking region. Since then, we have forged even further ahead, expanding our investment activity in the region and strengthening our team. Our local presence has also enabled us to continue...

DEC 31, 1969

Translating Germany’s Innovation Strength for the Digital Age

Translating Germany’s Innovation Strength for the Digital Age

The combustion engine and car, the printing press and the periodic system all share one rather hidden commonality: they all originated from one country – Germany. The list of scientific discoveries and innovations made and advanced in Germany is impressively long and goes far beyond these products. Innovation has al...

DEC 31, 1969

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 lon...