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    KKR sounds out DJ equipment maker

    KKR has found a way to tap into the booming dance music scene without the risk of running a record label or a club: it is...

  2. 18 hours ago

    KKR offers structured credit deal to India’s GMR

    KKR will lend Rs10bn ($164m) to fund a rights issue at struggling Indian infrastructure conglomerate GMR, in a sign of the...

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  1. September 3, 2014

    United Internet buys KKR’s stake in Versatel

    German internet access provider United Internet said on Wednesday it had agreed to acquire private equity group KKR’s 74.9...

  2. August 26, 2014

    KKR cooks up $400m investment in Chinese chicken producer

    KKR is investing $400m into China’s largest chicken producer in the latest example of the buyout group’s tactic of pursuing...

  3. August 24, 2014

    Locusts descend on Australian vineyards

    They have bought Australia’s biggest poultry producer Inghams Enterprises, its iconic surf retailer Billabong and most...

  4. August 13, 2014

    Kinder Morgan deal at the centre of price fixing court battle

    Rich Kinder, the Kinder Morgan founder who on Sunday unveiled a $44bn consolidation of a family of companies to create the...

  5. August 11, 2014

    Private equity prepares for Treasury Wine bid battle

    Private equity groups are preparing for a possible battle over the world’s largest listed winemaker after a second company...

  6. August 10, 2014

    Fees boost private equity’s Wall St clout

    Private equity companies have paid a record 32 per cent of US investment banking fees so far this year, in a sign of the...

  7. August 7, 2014

    KKR, Blackstone and TPG pay $325m to settle collusion lawsuit

    KKR, Blackstone and TPG have agreed to pay $325m to settle a lawsuit that accused seven private equity groups of conspiring...

  8. August 5, 2014

    Ghana tarnishes ‘Africa rising’ story

    The world has become used to the idea of Africa being on the march. In the past decade, after two decades of stagnation, the...

  9. August 4, 2014

    KKR offers revised A$3.4bn bid for Treasury Wine

    Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates, the world’s largest listed winemaker, says it will engage in talks with KKR following the...

  10. July 29, 2014

    India must tackle bad bank debts to grow

    A few weeks ago, State Bank of India auctioned off $700m in the debts of Hotel Leelaventure. The event was noteworthy for...

  11. July 24, 2014

    KKR steps up in-house investments

    KKR generated more than 40 per cent of its second-quarter earnings from its capital markets operations and from investments...

  12. July 23, 2014

    CVC raises new fund to target technology companies

    CVC Capital Partners, the European private equity group that last year amassed $15bn for leveraged buyouts, is raising a...

  13. July 20, 2014

    Buyout group KKR poised to take stake in The Hut

    Private equity group KKR is poised to take a stake in fast-growing ecommerce group The Hut in a deal that will value the...

  14. June 29, 2014

    Rothschild fund turns focus to Africa

    Edmond de Rothschild has amassed $530m for its first private equity fund focusing on deals in Africa, in the latest sign of...

  15. June 24, 2014

    Private equity group KKR is bullish on Spain

    KKR co-founder Henry Kravis is bullish on Spain – and personally seeing his private equity group is not missing out on deals...

  16. June 24, 2014

    KKR pays €417m for stake in Acciona renewables unit

    US buyout group KKR has agreed to uire a third of the international wind and solar power business of Spain’s Acciona, in one...

  17. June 19, 2014

    KKR to inject $1.2bn into First Data Corp to reduce debt burden

    KKR and a group of institutional investors are injecting a total of $3.5bn into First Data Corp, to reduce the payment...

  18. June 12, 2014

    KKR agrees €200m ‘rescue lending’ for Swiss group Selecta

    KKR has agreed to provide more than €200m in financing to Selecta in a deal allowing the Swiss vending-machine group to...

  19. June 12, 2014

    Goldman and Bain pay $121m to settle buyout conspiracy case

    Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital paid $121m to settle a lawsuit alleging they conspired with other private equity firms to fix...

  20. June 5, 2014

    Nick Leslau lists real estate investment trust on Aim

    Property entrepreneur Nick Leslau’s latest venture, a real estate investment trust that owns Madame Tussauds and the Alton...

  21. June 4, 2014

    KKR seeks fertile ground in Ethiopia

    KKR, one of the world’s best known private equity groups, has made its first foray into Africa, investing $200m to buy a...

  22. June 2, 2014

    KKR closes $510m equities hedge fund

    KKR, the US private equity group, has shut down its $510m equities hedge fund just three years after signing up a group of...

  23. June 1, 2014

    US watchdog triggers buyout group fee queries

    Private equity groups say they have been inundated with questions from concerned investors about fees and expenses in the...

  24. May 20, 2014

    Treasury Wine rejects A$3.1bn takeover bid from KKR

    Treasury Wine Estates, Australia’s largest winemaker, has rebuffed a A$3.1bn (US$2.9bn) takeover offer from private equity...

  25. May 16, 2014

    Should you buy in to the private equity buyout kings?

    Private equity has invaded our daily lives. During a typical day, you may buy sandwiches or coffee at Pret A Manger, a chain...

  26. May 5, 2014

    Fridman-backed Pamplona buys Beacon Rail Leasing

    Pamplona Capital Management, the London-based investment firm backed by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s Alfa Group,...

  27. April 24, 2014

    Michael Dell prunes gardening portfolio

    Michael Dell is pruning his portfolio with the likely sale of ValleyCrest, his corporate gardening company, to Brickman, a...

  28. April 24, 2014

    Bankruptcy talks over Energy Future Holdings hinge on tax issues

    Negotiations to avoid a disorderly bankruptcy of Energy Future Holdings, the indebted Texas power group that ranks as the...

  29. April 24, 2014

    Asset sales help KKR beat expectations

    KKR’s first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street estimates as the New York-based private equity group listed portfolio...

  30. April 21, 2014

    Italian banks look to private equity firm for bad loans vehicle

    Italy’s two biggest banks are teaming up with a US private equity house and a restructuring adviser to pool some of their...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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....

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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,...

  38. 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...

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