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  1. April 7, 2014

    KKR joins buyout clamour to catch digital wave

    KKR is considering a specialist fund to invest in fast-growing technology companies – joining a late scramble by global...

  2. April 4, 2014

    Blackstone Asia chief returning to US

    Michael Chae, who was sent to head up Blackstone’s Asian private equity operations three years ago, is returning to the US...

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  1. March 31, 2014

    KKR backs European train leasing start-up

    KKR is backing a European train leasing venture to take advantage of the liberalisation of rail traffic in the region....

  2. March 12, 2014

    Bankruptcy risk rises for Energy Future Holdings

    Energy Future Holdings, the largest leveraged buyout ever, looks increasingly likely to file for bankruptcy protection by...

  3. March 12, 2014

    Debt distinguishes Poundland and Pets at Home

    They were both bought the same year and were both floated on Wednesday. But the initial public offerings of Poundland and...

  4. March 12, 2014

    Blue Buffalo appoints JPMorgan for listing

    Blue Buffalo, the luxury dog food brand, has hired JPMorgan to lead its initial public offering in a listing that is...

  5. February 25, 2014

    TPG Capital co-founder David Bonderman ‘contemplates’ IPO

    TPG Capital co-founder David Bonderman said he was “contemplating” an initial public offering for his private equity group,...

  6. February 24, 2014

    KKR receives PE bids of close to $800m for Ipreo

    KKR has received bids for Ipreo, a capital markets data and software provider for banks, from rival buyout groups Blackstone...

  7. February 24, 2014

    KKR co-chiefs reap $160m apiece in 2013

    Henry Kravis and George Roberts, co-founders and joint chief executives of the private equity group KKR, harvested more than...

  8. February 18, 2014

    Listings worth $8.3bn lined up in IPO flurry

    Europe’s initial public offering market is on track for its busiest start to the year since the financial crisis as private...

  9. February 6, 2014

    KKR earnings surge on IPOs

    KKR declared its highest annual dividend on soaring fourth-quarter earnings, as the New York-based private equity group...

  10. January 21, 2014

    KKR steps in with €100m for Italian coffee vending group

    KKR has agreed to inject €100m into Italian coffee vending machine operator Gruppo Argenta mostly in the form of loans to...

  11. January 20, 2014

    Anheuser-Busch InBev buys back South Korea’s Oriental Brewery

    Anheuser-Busch InBev agreed to buy back South Korea’s Oriental Brewery for $5.8bn including debt from Kohlberg Kravis...

  12. January 14, 2014

    Distress appears in Asian funding markets

    Just before Christmas, Apollo Global Management, Hong Kong-based hedge fund Asia Research & Capital Management, Goldman...

  13. December 19, 2013

    High prices keep buyout bosses guessing

    How to do deals in what looks like a seller’s market? With nearly $800bn to invest , of which $140bn is expiring next year,...

  14. December 17, 2013

    India central bank invites buyout groups to clean up bad debts

    Raghuram Rajan, India’s central bank governor, has fired the opening salvo in a battle against the country’s heavily...

  15. December 17, 2013

    KKR to buy KFN debt vehicle for $2.6bn

    KKR, the private equity group, has agreed to buy KKR Financial (KFN) in an all-share deal that values the NYSE-listed...

  16. December 9, 2013

    Sysco to buy US Foods in $8.2bn deal

    Sysco has reinforced its position as the US’s top food distributor by snapping up rival US Foods in a deal valued at $8.2bn...

  17. December 5, 2013

    KKR faces €500m loss as lenders take control of Germany’s ATU

    Private equity group KKR has lost control of German auto-repair company ATU after a financial restructuring led by...

  18. November 28, 2013

    KKR to invest $200m in India pharma group Gland

    KKR, the private equity firm, said it would spend $200m on a minority stake in an Indian maker of generic drugs for the US...

  19. November 20, 2013

    KKR takes over French steel abrasives maker

    KKR has seized control of French steel abrasives maker Winoa in a debt restructuring of the company after its previous...

  20. November 12, 2013

    KKR eyes Pets At Home £1.5bn flotation

    KKR, the private equity owner of Pets At Home, is considering an initial public offering that could value the UK’s largest...

  21. November 11, 2013

    Tarkett listing underlines EU IPO revival

    The revival of European flotations continued with Tarkett, the French supplier of flooring products, announcing on Monday...

  22. October 24, 2013

    KKR signals optimism for private equity dealmaking

    KKR signalled renewed optimism for private equity dealmaking, committing $1.8bn of the group’s capital to its investments in...

  23. October 18, 2013

    KKR targets Europe via Avoca acquisition

    KKR has stepped up efforts to lend to companies in Europe with the acquisition of Avoca Capital, a credit fund manager, as...

  24. October 15, 2013

    KKR expands reach with €1bn Serbian cable deal

    KKR has demonstrated it is ready to venture out of its traditional European hunting grounds with a €1bn acquisition of...

  25. October 4, 2013

    IPOs: flotation devices

    The US is closed for business. Europe cannot fix its broken currency. China is slowing, Japan is at walking pace, and India...

  26. October 3, 2013

    Tarkett IPO could be payday for KKR with valuation up to €2.5bn

    French floor maker Tarkett is set to launch an initial public offering that could value the company at as much as €2.5bn and...

  27. October 1, 2013

    TPG joins scramble for mining assets

    TPG Capital’s $500m bet on Mick Davis’ venture has highlighted private equity investors’ recent attempts to play the...

  28. September 30, 2013

    KKR buys stake in Chinese consumer brand

    KKR has highlighted the increasing appeal of Chinese consumer brands to foreign investors after it paid about $550m for a 10...

  29. September 27, 2013

    KKR takes majority stake in Panasonic Healthcare for $1.7bn

    Panasonic has agreed to sell a majority stake in its healthcare business to private equity group KKR for about Y165bn...

  30. September 17, 2013

    Leveraged buyout groups refinance record debt

    Private equity groups have refinanced a record amount of debt to lock in to low interest rates, before a phasing out of...

  31. September 9, 2013

    Neiman Marcus up for sale with $6bn price tag

    Luxury US retailer Neiman Marcus is likely to be sold rather than listed, in an unexpected development. Neiman’s private...

  32. September 3, 2013

    Blackstone arm raises $5m for rescue fund

    Blackstone’s credit arm, GSO, has raised $5bn for its second rescue capital fund, highlighting the inroads alternative asset...

  33. September 3, 2013

    BMG in $150m alliance with Primary Wave

    BMG, the German music company, has bought rights to songs by artists including Kurt Cobain and Earth Wind & Fire as part of...

  34. August 22, 2013

    Shipping finance: hope floats

    Since the big private equity firms went public over the past few years, the hoi polloi have been able to piggyback on the...

  35. August 20, 2013

    KKR wades into maritime finance

    KKR has created a finance company to supply credit to maritime borrowers, including offshore oilfield services and...

  36. August 15, 2013

    Private equity – exit strategy

    The harvest has been bountiful this year for private equity. Realised carried interest at publicly traded Blackstone, KKR...

  37. August 8, 2013

    Chinese bank takes early step towards IPO

    One of China’s top investment banks has taken a step towards going public with China International Capital Corporation...

  38. August 4, 2013

    New funds: August 5

    ● Morgan Stanley Investment Management has unveiled the Morgan Stanley Investment Funds Global Quality fund. The fund aims...

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