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    1. July 28, 2015

      KKR joins €500m bet on Irish housing revival

      KKR is to team up with an Irish government fund to lend to housebuilders, in a bet by the private equity manager that...

    2. July 22, 2015

      China’s top investment bank seeks Hong Kong IPO

      China’s leading investment bank has filed for an initial public offering in Hong Kong that could raise up to $1bn,...

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    1. July 21, 2015

      KKR snaps up most of Gestamp Solar

      KKR has swooped on a Spanish solar power plant developer, in the renewable energy sector’s second large deal in two...

    2. July 21, 2015

      First Data: second chance

      Announcing the public offering of lossmaking, staggeringly indebted First Data, chief executive Frank Bisignano called...

    3. July 20, 2015

      KKR makes first move to float First Data

      KKR has taken the first step towards a multibillion-dollar listing of First Data, the electronic payments processor...

    4. July 14, 2015

      Investors bet $275m on FanDuel fantasy gaming start-up

      In Europe, fantasy football is a popular hobby for lovers of statistics. In the US it is a $1bn proxy for gambling....

    5. July 6, 2015

      KKR hires ex-Bolloré Group executive to head push into Africa

      KKR appointed the former chief executive of Africa’s biggest ports and logistics network as a senior adviser, in a sign...

    6. June 29, 2015

      SEC fines KKR nearly $30m over ‘broken’ buyout charges

      KKR is to pay nearly $30m to settle charges by the US Securities and Exchange Commission that it failed to disclose...

    7. June 25, 2015

      KKR to work with banks on rescuing Europe’s corporate bad loans

      KKR has launched a special vehicle to acquire and transform big corporate loans that are souring on the balance sheets...

    8. June 11, 2015

      Time for private equity chiefs to prepare next generation

      Generation game looms for private equity bosses They oversaw private equity’s blaze of glory for three decades,...

    9. June 10, 2015

      Bayer sells diabetes unit to Panasonic Healthcare for €1.02bn

      KKR-backed Panasonic Healthcare has agreed to buy the diabetes business of Germany’s Bayer for €1.02bn. The deal will...

    10. June 9, 2015

      Pets at Home: shares rehoused

      You can buy a lot of dog food for £288m. On Tuesday, private equity firm KKR sold 108m shares (half its stake) in Pets...

    11. June 8, 2015

      India to crack down on companies that fail to repay loans

      India has increased pressure on its heavily indebted companies with rules that allow banks to push out business owners...

    12. June 2, 2015

      Toys R Us turns to IPO veteran for CEO role

      Toys R Us, the American toy retailer taken private a decade ago, has handed the reins to a man who has steered two...

    13. May 12, 2015

      SunGard listing shows buyout companies scraping bottom of the barrel

      Ten years after SunGard Data Systems was bought by seven private equity groups for $11.4bn just as the buyout boom was...

    14. April 3, 2015

      Jay Z sees Tidal as leading artists’ fight against the techies

      The gathering of some of the world’s top musical talent by hip-hop star Jay Z this week was on a scale unseen since...

    15. March 16, 2015

      Private equity groups switch to clearing out assets

      If private equity is selling, beware of buying, goes one investing adage. This year the market has been confronting an...

    16. March 15, 2015

      African private equity deals hit seven-year high

      The value of private equity deals in Africa reached their second-highest level on record in 2014 as population growth...

    17. March 9, 2015

      Titans turn attention to Silicon Valley

      The mood at the big SuperReturn private equity conference in Berlin at the end of February was not exactly ebullient....

    18. February 10, 2015

      KKR joins losers on oil price fall

      Private equity group KKR joined other buyout firms who suffered paper losses in the fourth quarter as oil prices fell,...

    19. February 4, 2015

      JPMorgan unit set to take control of Towergate

      A $30bn alternative investments arm of JPMorgan is closing in on a deal to take control of Towergate, ending a battle...

    20. February 4, 2015

      HSS shares drop on London market debut

      The City’s first main market listing of 2015 got off to a subdued start as shares in British tool hire group HSS dipped...

    21. February 1, 2015

      CRH to acquire €6.5bn in cement assets from Holcim and Lafarge

      CRH, the Irish cement company, has made its biggest acquisition to date, reaching a deal to acquire €6.5bn in assets...

    22. January 22, 2015

      KKR buys thetrainline.com

      KKR, the private equity firm, has bought thetrainline.com from Exponent, just weeks after Britain’s largest online rail...

    23. December 9, 2014

      Bidders aim to list Club Med in Hong Kong and Brazil

      Fosun International and its partners bidding to take control of Club Méditerranée intend to list the French holiday...

    24. December 5, 2014

      Andrea Bonomi raises offer for Club Med

      Italian investor Andrea Bonomi has raised his offer for Club Méditerranée to €24 a share, outbidding a Chinese rival...

    25. December 3, 2014

      KKR takes stake in solar-powered farming group

      KKR is taking a $100m significant stake in Sundrop Farms, an agricultural technology company that relies on solar power...

    26. December 1, 2014

      Fosun boosts Club Med offer to €23.50 per share

      Chinese conglomerate Fosun International has improved its offer for Club Méditerranée, ratcheting up the tension in a...

    27. November 21, 2014

      Brazil investor in Club Med bid talks

      Brazilian investor Nelson Tanure is in talks with Fosun International to launch an improved offer for Club...

    28. November 16, 2014

      José Manuel Entrecanales, Acciona CEO: establishment eco-warrior

      A glance at Twitter gives a pretty good idea of José Manuel Entrecanales Domecq’s priorities. There is the odd post...

    29. November 12, 2014

      KKR and Citic in joint bid for control of United Envirotech

      KKR and Citic have launched a joint bid for control for a Chinese water treatment group, in the first collaboration...

    30. November 11, 2014

      Bonomi and KKR in last-ditch Club Med bid

      Andrea Bonomi has teamed up with US private equity firm KKR in a last-minute push to gain control of Club Méditerranée,...

    31. October 23, 2014

      KKR reaps benefits of volatility and oil price drop

      KKR insisted recent bursts of market volatility and a steep drop in oil prices were in fact good for business as the...

    32. October 14, 2014

      Infrastructure bars India’s growth path

      Whenever Air India cancels its flight to Delhi from Kullu Manali in the foothills of the Himalayas – as it often does –...

    33. September 18, 2014

      KKR seeks to make the numbers work at First Data

      Some time soon, KKR hopes to mark its investment in First Data back to 100 cents on the dollar, allowing the private...

    34. September 16, 2014

      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...

    35. September 16, 2014

      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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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