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22 September 2015

KKR launches Trans European Oil & Gas with former Star Energy execs

pumpjack-591934_1280 Listed US buyout house KKR has agreed to back former Star Energy management team members to launch Trans European Oil & Gas.

17 September 2015

KKR-backed Samson files for bankruptcy protection following shale price slump

drilling-rig-863320_1280 KKR's debt-heavy investment in oil and gas producer Samson Resources has hit the rocks after the company filed for bankruptcy protection.

16 September 2015

Market’s take on KKR’s stake in hedgie Marshall Wace: client-focused ‘strategic move’ $

hedge_170sq News last week that New York-based private equity giant KKR had taken a minority stake in London-based hedge fund group Marshall Wace surprised few industry observers, even though it was clearly not intended as a straightforward portfolio investment on KKR’s part – while not quite being a bolt-on acquisition either, given its “minority” nature.

14 September 2015

KKR, Apollo Global reported mulling purchase of GE’s inventory finance biz

park-avenue-new-york-august-2006-673371-m Two of New York's biggest private equity giants, KKR and Apollo Global Management, are looking to buy General Electric inventory finance business, arm, Bloomberg is reporting.

11 September 2015

KKR’s first-ever Middle East deal hits valuation snag

womens-clothing-483833_1280 KKR's attempt to make its first-ever Middle East investment has reportedly hit a snag over a disagreement about the value of buyout target Azadea Group.

10 September 2015

KKR is lead investor in $42m investment in Optimal+

software binary code computer KKR, the New York-based private equity giant, was the lead investor in a $42m growth equity investment in Optimal+, a so-called “big data” analytics company that provides products and services for the international semiconductor industry, KKR and Optimal+ have announced. KKR made its investment alongside two existing lead investors, Carmel Ventures and Pitango, both of which are[...]

10 September 2015

KKR-backed First Data looks to largest IPO of the year

credit-cards-1439332-m Private equity-backed payments company First Data Corp is reportedly planning to seek at least $2.5bn, in what would be the largest US IPO of the year, AltAssets understands.

10 September 2015

KKR buys stake in hedge fund firm Marshall Wace

gdansk-85211_640 US private equity major KKR has purchase a minority stake in European hedge fund operator Marshall Wace, AltAssets understands.

2 September 2015

MBK Partners ‘preferred bidder’ for Tesco Korea unit after Temasek tie-up

Supermarket Asian private equity firm MBK Partners has reportedly emerged as the preferred bidder for Tesco's $6bn-valued South Korea unit in the wake of teaming with Singapore sovereign investor Temasek.

27 August 2015

Temasek wades into bidding for Tesco South Korea unit, could team with PE firm

Homeplus Singapore sovereign wealth investor Temasek is the latest investment major to enter the race for the South Korea arm of British supermarket operator Tesco PLC, it is understood.

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