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2 August 2015

KKR co-founder Jerome Kohlberg dies age 90

park-avenue-new-york-august-2006-673371-m Jerome Kohlberg Jr, one of the three men who built one of New York's most famous leveraged-buyout businesses, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, has died at the age of 90.

31 July 2015

UPDATE: KKR to invest $150m in listed Indian polyester maker

India KKR is to invest about $150m million in JBF Industries, a Mumbai-based, stock exchange-listed polyester maker, the Financial Times reported on Friday, the day the publication said the deal was expected to be formally announced.

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.

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