Private Equity

Five decades of helping companies unlock potential

  • Globally Local
    With offices in 24 cities and 17 countries around the globe, our teams employ deep-rooted local expertise while also leveraging the global KKR platform to drive strong outcomes for our stakeholders.
  • Beyond Capital
    We bring an extensive network of operational, capital markets, industry advisors, geopolitical, macro and sustainability resources to help create value for our companies and clients that goes above and beyond simply investing.
  • Collaborative Teamwork
    With deep sector expertise and a one-firm approach, we collaborate to create opportunities around specific investment themes using disciplined deployment, global resources and consistent execution.
  • Shared Ownership
    We believe that everyone wins together, and to create full alignment with our companies and clients, we invest right alongside them in the funds that deploy capital in our private equity investments.
  • $ 146B
  • $ 55B
  • 200+
As of March 31, 2024

Introduction to KKR Private Equity




Traditional Private Equity

Flagship buyout strategy invests globally in leading businesses with potential for growth and operational improvement

Core Private Equity

Focuses on investments in high-quality companies that have a different risk/reward return profile than buyouts and are typically held for an extended period of time

Middle Market Private Equity

Focuses on established but smaller companies (enterprise values between $200m and $1B) that exhibit strong potential for growth and operational improvement


Seeks to invest in companies that we believe measurably contribute to solutions addressing critical global challenges as identified by the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals


Tech Growth

Supports high-growth technology companies with proven business models within the software, cybersecurity, FinTech, Internet, data and information sectors in North America, Europe and Israel


Health Care Growth

Focuses on investing in innovative, high-growth health care-related companies within the biopharmaceutical, medical device, health care services, life science tools/diagnostics, and health care information technology sub-sectors

Customized Portfolio Solutions

Focuses on tailoring Private Equity investment solutions that incorporate high-quality external (non-KKR) funds, flagship KKR funds, co-investments and secondaries

We believe broad-based employee ownership & alignment can drive breakthrough results in businesses.”
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Pete Stavros & Nate Taylor Co-Heads of Global Private Equity
Shared Ownership

Employee Ownership

Learn how an ownership culture can positively impact a business.