Capital Markets

A global capital markets business that offers comprehensive financing solutions and execution for every stage of a company's life cycle

  • Access to Capital and Underwriting
    Our sizeable balance sheet, market-leading credit platform and broad distribution capabilities allow us to provide a complete set of financing solutions to both our portfolio companies and independent clients, which include multi-national corporations, public and private companies, and private equity firms.
  • Partner of Choice for Complex Transactions
    The connectivity and global breadth of our platform, combined with our deep and consistent presence in both public and private markets, enables us to provide high-touch and bespoke capital markets solutions for our clients at scale.
  • Real-Time Market Insights
    With equity investments in ~130 portfolio companies and credit investments in 2,000+ companies, we see the market from all angles. We are in the market nearly every day, on a global basis, giving us high visibility into trends, data and emerging developments.
  • Ownership Mentality
    With private equity rooted in our DNA, we approach financings and capital structures with an ownership mindset, ensuring customized, high-touch and cost-effective solutions for our clients.
  • $ 1.7T
  • $ 180B
  • ~65
As of March 31, 2024. KKR Capital Markets capital raised per year is the 4-year average from 2019-2022. Investment professionals across Credit & Capital Markets.

Introduction to KKR Capital Markets





Our equity team specializes in raising equity and equity-linked capital for companies across the public and private markets and advises clients as they look to access those markets, whether in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings, PIPE transactions, co-investments or private capital raises.   


Our debt team covers the full spectrum of the leveraged finance and corporate credit markets. These resources allow us to help clients achieve their financing goals and strategic objectives, including through buyouts, acquisition financings, incremental capital raises, recapitalizations, debt extensions, repricings or amendments. 

Structured Products & Real Estate

Our structured products and real estate team specializes in arranging capital for infrastructure, real estate and asset-based transactions across the commercial, consumer and residential sectors, in both rated and unrated form and across public and private markets.

Our Credit and Markets team sits at the heart of all financing activity at KKR, allowing us to leverage learnings, insights and best practices from a diverse array of global transactions.”
Adam Smith Co-Head of Credit and Markets
KKR Forms Strategic Alliance with Loop Capital to Offer Equity Research and Distribution Capabilities

KKR Forms Strategic Alliance with Loop Capital to Offer Equity Research and Distribution Capabilities


Industry Accolades Over the Years

Recognized by International Finance Review (IFR)
Capital Markets Adviser of the Year
Adviser for Financial Sponsors
EMEA Leveraged Loan Deal of the Year
EMEA Private Debt Loan of the Year
N.A. Leveraged Loan Deal of the Year
Americas Loan House of the Year

KKR Capital Markets LLC is broker-dealer registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a member of SIPC and a member of FINRA ( To contact FINRA’s BrokerCheck Hotline use (1-800-289-9999) or customers may also find an investor brochure that includes information describing FINRA BrokerCheck at: Please direct any questions, comments or complaints regarding products or services offered by KKR Capital Markets LLC to 212-230-9433 or located at 30 Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001.  KKR Capital Markets Partners LLP is a UK broker-dealer authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.  KKR Capital Markets Japan Limited is a Japanese broker-dealer regulated by the Financial Services Authority of Japan.  KKR Capital Markets Asia Limited (KCMA) is licensed by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for Types 1 (dealing in securities) and 4 (advising on securities) regulated activities in Hong Kong.