Tag archive for ‘Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR)’
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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...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

KKR, CDPQ Acquire Onex’s USI Insurance for About $2 Billion

  Global investment firm KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts), and Canadian Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a long-term institutional investor, have announced their joint acquisition of USI Insurance More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, February 27th, 2017

KKR Invests in China’s Pet Food Gambol

    New York based KKR, a Global investment firm, has partnered with Gambol Pet Group, a leading provider of pet food headquartered in Shandong Province, China. KKR makes its investment from its China More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Swiss Lonza to Buy US Capsule Maker Capsugel From KKR for $5.5 Billion

Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Lonza Group AG said it agreed to buy Capsugel, a New Jersey-based maker of capsule drug delivery systems, from private equity firm KKR & Co. for $5.5 billion – in More...

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Ilan Shavit On Monday, July 11th, 2016

Largest Sale in History of Sports: Michael Dell’s MSD, Ari Emanuel’s WME-IMG Buy UFC for About $4 Billion

According to American media reports, Ari Emanuel’s sports and entertainment talent agency WME-IMG has agreed to purchase UFC for about $4 billion. 200th event, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) took place More...

Toys R Us closes its flagship Times Square store. Image credit Flickr (CC)  Mack Male
Jewish Business News On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Toys ‘R’ Us Iconic Flagship Store in Times Square Close Today

  The iconic Toys “R” Us flagship store in Times Square closes its doors Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 6 p.m. – for ever. Toys “R” Us has been in Times Square since 2001, but it’s not renewing More...

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Clive Minchom On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Energy Future Holdings Restructures $40 Billion of Debt Files Chapter Eleven Bankruptcy Proceedings

–   – Texas based Energy Future Holdings (EFH) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with certain of its key financial stakeholders to reduce its approximately US$40 billion current More...

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Albert Hecht On Monday, March 17th, 2014

Mikhail Fridman & German Khan Buying German Oil Company for $7 Billion

–  – RWE (RWE; AG), Germany’s second largest power utility, disclosed on Sunday that it would sell its producing and exploratory oil and gas subsidiary, called RWE Dea, to London based More...

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Albert Hecht On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

David Bonderman Admits to Contemplating Taking TPG Capital Public

– Bonderman, co-founder of TPG  formally known as the , hinted during an interview at the SuperReturn International conference in Berlin that an IPO could well be in the offing. –    – David More...

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Clive Minchom On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

KKR’s $45 Billion 2007 LBO Energy Future Holdings May Now Be Close to Bankruptcy

– – Reports are circulating that the private equity held, Texas based, huge energy company Energy Future Holdings, may be close to filing for Chapter Eleven bankruptcy proceedings in the US. Energy More...


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