Tag archive for ‘Henry Kravis’
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...

News Brief On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Cash Pile on Menu at Kravis and Schwarzman’s Kazakhstan Dinner

  KKR & Co. founder Henry Kravis, Blackstone Group LP Chairman Stephen Schwarzman and Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein were more than willing guests when Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev 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...

KKR’s Kravis Gives $100 Million for Rockefeller University Lab

Henry Kravis and his wife Marie-Josee’s foundation is giving a leadership gift of $100 million to Rockefeller University to help build a laboratory building in Manhattan. The Research Building, two stories 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...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

KKR’s Henry Kravis Clinches Digital Deal With Legendary Swiss Publisher Ringier

KKR’s Henry Kravis persuaded Ringier, a 180 year old Swiss publishing business, to do a joint deal for the latter’s digital assets, with KKR holding a 49% stake. Chairman Michael Ringier,  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...

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