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9 November 2016

Ex-KKR execs pass $500m mark in debut True Wind fundraise

dandelion-463928_1920 True Wind Capital Management, the fledgling buyout firm launched by two ex-KKR partners, is reportedly past the $500m mark in its debut fundraise.

2 November 2016

KKR drops out of bidding for troubled airbag maker Takata

texture-860666_1920 KKR has reportedly dropped out of bidding for Japanese air-bag maker Takata, which is famous for suffering the biggest-ever product recall in the automotive sector.

1 November 2016

KKR brings in former Advent exec Timothy Franks

man-871960_960_720 KKR has expanded its consumer & retail offering with the hire of former Advent International partner Timothy Franks.

28 October 2016

KKR pulls ahead of PE rivals for Nissan’s Calsonic Kansei stake

nissan-885308_1280 Global private equity giant KKR has reportedly beaten offers from rival buyout firms to be named preferred bidder for Japanese vehicle parts maker Calsonic Kansei.

26 October 2016

KKR “wrapping up” North America Fund XII as predecessor left with some 25% to invest

skydiver-1531968_640 Global private equity group KKR is gearing up for the final close of its twelfth North America-focused fund which it expects to start investing next year, Scott Nuttall says.

21 October 2016

Various PE firms look to buy East European beer brands from Ab InBev

beer-1290633_960_720 A consortium of KKR and Mid Europa Partners are reportedly among several parties looking to bid for beer brands being sold by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

20 October 2016

KKR, Goldman exit stakes in TVS Logistics to Canada’s CDPQ

euro-pallets-1150267_640 Global private equity firm KKR and banking group Goldman Sachs will sell their entire holdings in TVS Logistics Services to Canadian pension fund CDPQ for INR 10bn ($150m).

17 October 2016

PE-backed Cofco Meat eyes $333m through Hong Kong IPO

steak-353115_960_720 Private equity-backed Cofco Meat is reportedly looking to raise $333m in a Hong Kong IPO.

13 October 2016

KKR, General Atlantic cross swords on Aceco TI sale

ballots-1195084_640 Global private equity groups KKR and General Atlantic are reportedly at odds regarding the sale of Brazilian data center operator Aceco TI.

11 October 2016

KKR backs Netflix look-a-like YuppTV with $50m investment

film-1668918_640 Global private equity firm KKR is acquiring a minority interest in YuppTV, Netflix look-a-like video streaming platform offering South Asian content, for $50m.

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