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25 March 2015

KKR, Silver Lake could double money on GoDaddy IPO

arrows The private equity backers of web hosting company GoDaddy Inc are reportedly looking to double their investment via the company’s upcoming flotation.

23 March 2015

KKR lands £265m loan from European Loan Programme to fund theTrainline purchase

train-station-546723-m The European Loan Programme has provided global private equity firm KKR with a £265m loan to finance its acquisition of the theTrainline.

20 March 2015

PE-backed GoDaddy looks to raise $418m through IPO

download (84) Private equity-backed GoDaddy’s IPO is expected to value the web-hosting company at up to $2.87bn.

18 March 2015

KKR joins $170m funding round for Chinese car auction site Uxin

colourful-cars-2-858423-m Buyout major KKR has joined Chinese search engine Baidu and investment management firm Coatue in a $170m funding round for China’s largest car auction website Uxin.

18 March 2015

Ares hires former KKR managing director Michael McFerran

interview hire job suit tie Private equity firm Ares Management has hired Michael McFerran as executive vice president chief financial officer and treasurer.

18 March 2015

Ex-Motorola, Kodak head George Fisher retires from KKR

pocket-watch-1-790130-m George Fisher, whose distinguished career has included CEO and chairman of both Eastman Kodak and Motorola, has retired from his senior advisor post at private equity major KKR.

16 March 2015

KKR-led consortium buys GE Australia Finance Unit for A$8.2bn

best-of-australia--1435900-m A private equity consortium including KKR, Varde Partners and Deutsche Bank have completed a A$8.2bn ($6.3bn) takeover of the Australia and New Zealand financial services unit of General Electric.

12 March 2015

CVC, KKR leading race for Philips lighting components business

under-light-1244963-m Private equity pairing CVC and KKR are reportedly in pole position to pick up the lighting components business of Dutch electronics major Philips for about €2.5bn.

11 March 2015

KKR nears $2bn deal for Bain’s Air Medical

CHC helicopter US buyout house KKR is nearing a deal to acquire helicopter ambulance company Air Medical Group Holdings in a $2bn deal, AltAssets understands.

6 March 2015

KKR’s head of Australia to retire

Justin-Reizes The head of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’ Australia business, Justin Reizes, is retiring after 16 years at the firm.

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