Philipp Freise

Philipp Freise

Partner, Co-Head of European Private Equity

Philipp Freise (London) joined KKR in 2001, is Co-Head of European Private Equity and serves as a member of KKR's European Private Equity and Growth Equity Investment Committees, as well as its European Portfolio Management Committee. ...

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JUL 08, 2022

Why Europe will emerge stronger from the current crisis

Why Europe will emerge stronger from the current crisis

Reading the news these days can be a depressing experience: With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the horrors of war have come back to Europe, serving as a horrid and stark reminder of both the value and the fragility of European peace. Looking at our economy, the war has triggered market volatility, further stoked inflat...

NOV 03, 2021

How COVID has further accelerated the trends we are investing behind in Europe

How COVID has further accelerated the trends we are investing behind in Europe

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak at IPEM 2021 in Paris. It was one of the first in-person events to have taken place in the European private equity sphere since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic one and half years ago. At the event, I had the chance to speak to Sam Turvey, Partner at communications con...