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29 July 2015

KKR, Blackstone among backers in $42m Cylance Series C round

binary-code-475664_1280 Online attack prediction and prevention business Cylance has picked up $42m in Series C financing led by DFJ Growth and featuring backing from private equity heavyweights.

28 July 2015

KKR creates €500m JV with Ireland Strategic Investment Fund

ireland cobblestone_sq Global private equity major KKR has teamed up with The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund to launch a €500m joint venture to fund the Irish house building sector.

24 July 2015

Private equity firms line up for Airbus defence electronics business bidding

airbus-a380-788573_1280 Private equity houses including Carlyle, KKR and Bridgepoint are said to be likely to bid up to €1bn for the defence electronics business of aircraft maker Airbus.

23 July 2015

KKR sees second-quarter earnings hit record

achievement-18134_640 US private equity major KKR has reported that its second-quarter rose 67 per cent year-on-year, reaching a quarterly record as some of its largest holdings grew in value.

23 July 2015

KKR’s latest agreed acquisition eyes IPO in next two years

sunset-142186_1280 New KKR agreed purchase Gestamp Solar has revealed it is planning an IPO in the next two years.

23 July 2015

KKR joint venture acquires Commerzbank shipping fleet for $254.5m

ship KKR and London-based independent ship operator Borealis Maritime are to acquire a $254.5m shipping fleet from a subsidiary of Commerzbank, through a joint venture they formed in 2013.

22 July 2015

KKR hires Japanese business leader, ex Tokyo Stock Exchange CEO Saito

atsushi-saito Global private equity house KKR has hired former Tokyo Stock Exchange president and CEO Atsushi Saito as its non-executive chairman in the country.

21 July 2015

KKR seals second infra deal in two days with $1bn Gestamp solar investment

photovoltaic-286025_1280 Global buyout house KKR has agreed to buy an 80 per cent stake in utility-scale solar plant developer Gestamp Asetym Solar for a total enterprise value of about $1bn.

21 July 2015

KKR prepares for IPO exit of one of its biggest investments, First Data Corp

stock KKR is preparing for a multi-billion-dollar initial public offering of one of its largest portfolio companies, the electronic payments processor First Data Corp, which it took private in 2007 for around $29bn.

20 July 2015

Big buyout houses dominate JC Flowers’ Ascensus auction

backdrop-72176_1280 Large private equity firms have reportedly dominated the auction for JC Flowers portfolio company Ascensus as the process nears the end of the second bidding round.

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