Tag archive for ‘George Roberts’
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

KKR Invests in Lyft

  Global investment firm KKR, today announced the closing of a primary investment in Lyft, a ridesharing platform in the U.S. KKR is making the investment through its Next Generation Technology Fund, a fund More...

Albert Hecht On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Leon Black’s Private Equity Firm Apollo Seeks $20 Billion for New Buyout Fund, Report

  Leon Black’s private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC, is seeking $20 billion for its ninth global buyout fund, the biggest pool of capital for private equity deals since the financial crisis, More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 6th, 2017

KKR Gets Record $13.9 Billion for North American Buyout Fund

  KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the final closing of $13.9 billion fund, the most ever raised for a buyout pool focused on North America. Americas 12th Fund, gathered the maximum More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

KKR to Buy Stake in London Hedge-Fund Firm Marshall Wace

  KKR & Co. purchase a 24.9 percent strategic interest in London-based Marshall Wace LLP marks the New York private-equity firm’s most significant move yet into hedge funds. The price wasn’t disclosed, More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

Jerome Kohlberg, Co-Founder of Buyout Pioneer KKR, Dies at 90

Jerome Kohlberg, The “spiritual father of the entire LBO industry, ” as Fortune magazine called him, and co-founder of private-equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, KKR & Co., has died. He was More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Mario Gabelli Has Highest Pay on Wall Street

To the surprise of many, Mario Gabelli is the highest paid CEO on Wall Street, and took home $85 million in 2013. What is unexpected is that, as manager of GAMCO investments which he founded in 1977,  More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Henry Kravis’ KKR Buying $400 Million Stake in Chinese Chicken Producer

KKR & Co., the private-equity firm led by billionaires Henry Kravis and George Roberts, acquired a minority stake in China’s largest chicken grower Fujian Sunner Development Co., for about $400 million, More...

Clive Minchom On Saturday, July 26th, 2014

KKR Rescues Preferred Sands With $680 Million

– – One day after reporting excellent financial results for the June quarter, and for the first half of its fiscal year, KKR & Co. LP announced on Friday that it has signed definitive agreements More...

Clive Minchom On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

KKR Leads $3.5 Billion Equity Private Placement at First Data Corporation

    The New York based, publicly listed, private equity giant KKR, which is led today by two of its founders Henry Kravis and George Roberts, announced today it would be leading a private More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

KKR Buying Internet Brands Deal May Be Worth $1.1 Billion

–   – The giant private equity firm KKR, which is still led today by two of its original founders Henry Kravis, and George Roberts, has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to More...

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