DEC 31, 1969

Innovating for Impact – Ramky Enviro Recognized for Environmental and Public Health Efforts

Innovating for Impact – Ramky Enviro Recognized for Environmental and Public Health Efforts
By KKR

At KKR, we believe companies are only as strong as the communities in which they operate. The global pandemic’s ongoing impacts and the pressures of a changing climate mean that a company’s role in supporting society has become increasingly crucial. With these complexities in mind, we are incredibly proud that...

DEC 31, 1969

“Our connectivity is a great advantage”: A credit perspective on tech investing

“Our connectivity is a great advantage”: A credit perspective on tech investing
By KKR

We sat down with Paul Atefi, Managing Director of KKR Credit, to learn more about how his team approaches credit investments in the Technology sector, and what KKR’s Credit team brings to the table. Given your recent investments into the tech sector, is it a big focus for you? There are a lot of software assets o...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Receives 24 Awards from Private Equity International, Private Debt Investor, and Infrastructure Investor

KKR Receives 24 Awards from Private Equity International, Private Debt Investor, and Infrastructure Investor
By KKR

On March 1, 2021, Private Equity International (“PEI”), Private Debt Investor (“PDI”), and Infrastructure Investor announced their annual industry award recognitions, highlighting “the bright spots among uncertainty” for the global alternative investment industry in 2020. We are honored to be selected by our p...

DEC 31, 1969

Meeting the Moment with the KKR Relief Fund

Meeting the Moment with the KKR Relief Fund
By KKR

Nothing in life is certain. We build unpredictability into our business models. We factor it into our investments and our personal lives. We live with constant risk. And calculate potential benefits. We try to build flexibility and resiliency. We do our best to plan for the unexpected. And yet 2020, the pandemic, ...

DEC 31, 1969

An Important Conversation

An Important Conversation
By KKR

Yesterday, KKR’s leadership team shared the below message with all employees globally in response to recent events. June 1st marks the beginning of Pride month, a time when KKR celebrates the progress the human race has made on equality and condemns injustice against anyone. Unfortunately, we have seen a series ...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Honored with Several Awards Across Multiple Asset Classes and Geographies

KKR Honored with Several Awards Across Multiple Asset Classes and Geographies
By KKR

On March 2, 2020, Private Equity International (“PEI”), Infrastructure Investor and Private Debt Investor (“PDI”) announced 2019 winners for their annual awards. After the global investment industry cast thousands of votes, KKR earned a number of awards across different asset classes and geographies. We are please...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR and BBP Win the SVCA’s First-Ever “ESG Award of Distinction”

KKR and BBP Win the SVCA’s First-Ever “ESG Award of Distinction”
By KKR

On October 8, 2019, The Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA) awarded KKR its first-ever “ESG Award of Distinction” for our investment in Barghest Building Performance (BBP) at its 10th SVCA Annual Awards. The SVCA introduced this new award to recognize efforts in the private equity and ventu...

DEC 31, 1969

Investing in Veterans: Portfolio Companies Gather at Annual KKR Vets @ Work Event

Investing in Veterans: Portfolio Companies Gather at Annual KKR Vets @ Work Event
By KKR

Last week, KKR Vets @ Work hosted our annual in-person event for participating portfolio companies*, strengthening our efforts to connect veterans with successful careers. This event is part of KKR’s efforts to promote veteran-focused career development and support retention practices at our U.S.-based private equity p...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Achieves Gold Recognition in the AHA Workplace Health Achievement Index

KKR Achieves Gold Recognition in the AHA Workplace Health Achievement Index
By KKR

On Monday, October 21st, the American Heart Association (“AHA”) announced the results of its Workplace Health Achievement Index and awarded KKR Gold-level recognition. This is the third year in a row that KKR received a gold recognition and fourth year in a row that KKR has appeared in the Index. The AHA creat...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Included in 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces… Again!

KKR Included in 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces… Again!
By KKR

On Thursday, October 3rd, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced their annual list of the 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces and KKR is proud to be included for the fourth year in a row. The list recognizes organizations that strive to make adoption a supported option for every working parent, something we f...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Celebrates Pride Month

KKR Celebrates Pride Month
By KKR

June is LGBT+ Pride Month, recognizing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and their important role in enriching communities around the world, as well as promoting equal rights for all. Every year, Pride Month provides us with an opportunity to come together to show support for the LGBT+ community. This ye...

DEC 31, 1969

Laser Clinics Australia in The Australian Financial Review: KKR cash injection powers Laser Clinics' foreign foray

Laser Clinics Australia in The Australian Financial Review: KKR cash injection powers Laser Clinics' foreign foray
By KKR

Anthea Muir, CEO of Laser Clinics Australia (LCA), a KKR portfolio company since 2017, told The Australian Financial Review on May 22 that LCA is on a mission to "democratise aesthetics" with the help of KKR. LCA is the leading provider of non-invasive aesthetic treatments in Australia and New Zealand with a ...

DEC 31, 1969

Asia Pacific: A Critically Important Region

Asia Pacific: A Critically Important Region
By KKR

When we talk about Asia Pacific, we don’t mean one singular Asian identity. It is an incredibly dynamic and diverse region. There are approximately 50 countries and territories, each with their own cultural, political, economic, environmental and religious landscapes. Each country’s cultures influence their de...

DEC 31, 1969

Private Equity News Highlights KKR’s Approach to Tech Investing in EMEA and Beyond

Private Equity News Highlights KKR’s Approach to Tech Investing in EMEA and Beyond
By KKR

In a recent interview with Private Equity News, KKR’s Jean-Pierre Saad highlights why “KKR looks for diamonds in the European rough.” In the article, Saad said the “European tech sector is thriving” but there are “strong businesses [that are] struggling to expand beyond their ho...

DEC 31, 1969

Rony Ma Named a Rising Star in Private Debt

Rony Ma Named a Rising Star in Private Debt
By KKR

Earlier this week, Private Debt Investor released their list of 30 rising stars in private debt under the age of 40, including KKR’s own Rony Ma. We congratulate Rony for being included in this list of accomplished individuals. Rony’s inclusion in Private Debt Investor’s list was described as: “Ma j...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Wins Multiple Awards in Asia and Beyond

KKR Wins Multiple Awards in Asia and Beyond
By KKR

On March 1, 2019, Private Equity International (“PEI”), a global industry trade publication, announced its 2018 winners of its annual industry awards. After a record number of votes, KKR earned Large-Cap Firm of the Year in Asia for the fifth time since 2013, Firm of the Year in South-East Asia for the third time ...

DEC 31, 1969

Giving Back to New York this Holiday Season

Giving Back to New York this Holiday Season
By KKR

As part of KKR’s ongoing commitment to driving transformational change and through a close partnership with New York Cares, our New York office participated in New York Cares’ Annual Coat Drive for the fourth year in a row to help give the gift of warmth to New Yorkers in need this holiday season. Donations were u...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Receives Operational Value-Add Award at 2018 AVCJ Awards

KKR Receives Operational Value-Add Award at 2018 AVCJ Awards
By KKR

KKR was recognized for delivering operational excellence to portfolio company Qingdao Haier (“Haier”) at the 2018 AVCJ Awards last month. AVCJ touted KKR’s success in helping the company expand overseas and address competitive pressure among the white goods industry in Asia. As KKR Capstone Director Cathy Cai sa...

DEC 31, 1969

Driving Careers, Giving Back - 2018 Veterans Initiative Summit

Driving Careers, Giving Back - 2018 Veterans Initiative Summit
By KKR

Last month, KKR proudly co-hosted the 2018 Veterans Initiative Summit in Washington, D.C. with Apollo, Blackstone, and Carlyle. This three-day summit focused on creating an environment for attendees to meet and discuss opportunities for their companies to engage around military issues on-site and beyond. T...

DEC 31, 1969

General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus Shares Leadership Insights in Q&A with The CEO Forum

General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus Shares Leadership Insights in Q&A with The CEO Forum
By KKR

General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus, Chairman of KKR’s Global Institute, shared his perspective on what it takes to be a strategic leader in an in-depth Q&A in The CEO Forum’s Leadership Issue. The General explains which private sector leaders he finds impressive and effective, and why; offers detailed anecdotes,...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR’s Acquisition of Unilever’s Spreads Business (Upfield) Wins Award

KKR’s Acquisition of Unilever’s Spreads Business (Upfield) Wins Award
By KKR

On November 1, 2018, The Deal, a global media and digital intelligence organization, announced their annual awards recognizing leadership in cross-border deal making. KKR’s acquisition of Unilever’s Spreads business, which we announced in December 2017 and closed in July 2018, received the award for Private Equity...

DEC 31, 1969

Tara Davies Named Top 100 Most Influential Women in Finance

Tara Davies Named Top 100 Most Influential Women in Finance
By KKR

This week Financial News in London released their list of the 100 Most Influential Women in Finance for 2018 representing female executives driving change across Europe’s financial services industry, including KKR’s Tara Davies. The final group was selected from more than 500 eligible candidates. We congratulate T...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Named Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace for the Third Year in a Row

KKR Named Top 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace for the Third Year in a Row
By KKR

On Tuesday, October 2, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption announced their annual list of the 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces and KKR is proud to be included for the third year in a row. The list recognizes organizations that strive to make adoption a supported option for every working parent, something we f...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Recognized in AHA Workplace Health Achievement Index for 3rd Year

KKR Recognized in AHA Workplace Health Achievement Index for 3rd Year
By KKR

On Wednesday, August 8th, the American Heart Association (“AHA”) announced the results of its Workplace Health Achievement Index and awarded KKR Gold-level recognition. This is the second year in a row that KKR received a gold recognition and third year in a row that KKR has appeared in the Ind...

DEC 31, 1969

Growth and Scaling Opportunities: KKR Investor Day

Growth and Scaling Opportunities: KKR Investor Day
By KKR

On the heels of our conversion to a corporation on July 1, we hosted over 200 public shareholders and members of the equity research community for our Investor Day on July 9. Since we announced our intention to change our structure from a limited partnership to a corporation in early May, we met with approximately 100 insti...

DEC 31, 1969

Franziska Kayser Named a Rising Star in European Private Equity

Franziska Kayser Named a Rising Star in European Private Equity
By KKR

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...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Recognized in Asia and Globally by PEI & PDI

KKR Recognized in Asia and Globally by PEI & PDI
By KKR

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...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Wins Two Infrastructure Investor Awards

KKR Wins Two Infrastructure Investor Awards
By KKR

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 ...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Awarded ‘Exit of the Year’ for Gland Pharma

KKR Awarded ‘Exit of the Year’ for Gland Pharma
By KKR

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...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR Receives 2018 Private Equity Wire Award

KKR Receives 2018 Private Equity Wire Award
By KKR

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...

DEC 31, 1969

Demographic Shifts and What They Mean for Investors

Demographic Shifts and What They Mean for Investors
By KKR

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 ...

DEC 31, 1969

KKR wins Firm of the Year at AVCJ Awards in Hong Kong

KKR wins Firm of the Year at AVCJ Awards in Hong Kong
By KKR

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. ...

DEC 31, 1969

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
By KKR

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...

DEC 31, 1969

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

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

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. ...