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  1. 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...

  2. beyondbrics

    February 20, 2014

    KKR: keen on (distressed) India

    At a time when everyone is nervous about emerging markets, Henry Kravis, a well-recognised pioneer in the private equity...

  1. 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...

  2. July 26, 2013

    KKR suffers 75% plunge in quarterly profits

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s profits fell by almost 75 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of this year in volatile...

  3. May 2, 2013

    Ronald Perelman gives Columbia B-School $100m for new campus

    Columbia Business School has received a further $100m gift towards the construction of its Manhattanville campus in New...

  4. May 1, 2013

    KKR holds talks with Petraeus over role

    David Petraeus, the former CIA director, is in talks with KKR that may lead to a role for him at the private equity firm...

  5. February 28, 2013

    Finance: An inequitable divide

    In October 2006 Guy Hands, his advisers at Citigroup and two other banks met in London to discuss a life-transforming plan...

  6. February 28, 2013

    KKR co-founder defends fracking

    KKR co-founder Henry Kravis on Thursday downplayed the environmental risks of fracking, the drilling technology that has...

  7. January 31, 2013

    Bricks and mortar boards

    In spite of the increasing emphasis on distance learning within business education, many of the world’s leading business...

  8. October 28, 2012

    Southeast Asia on radar of private equity

    Henry Kravis, co-founder of New York-based private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, has been coming to Singapore every...

  9. October 26, 2012

    KKR falls short on N America fundraising

    KKR has raised only $6.2bn for its latest North American buyout fund, short of an expected $8bn, as investor enthusiasm for...

  10. October 25, 2012

    KKR eyes bargains in Spain

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, one of the world’s biggest private equity firms, is scouring Spain for investment opportunities as...

  11. July 27, 2012

    KKR bucks trend in weak market

    Buyout group KKR bucked the trend of weak markets during the second quarter as the deal struck last month to merge Alliance...

  12. June 19, 2012

    KKR agrees to buy Prisma Capital

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has agreed to buy Prisma Capital Partners, a fund of hedge funds manager, in a move that will see...

  13. April 23, 2012

    Columbia’s Manhattanville project receives $25m fillip

    Columbia Business School has received a second major donation towards its new Manhattanville Campus in New York. The $25m...

  14. March 27, 2012

    John Mack joins KKR as adviser

    John Mack, dubbed “Mack the Knife” for slashing costs while president of Morgan Stanley, has joined KKR as a senior adviser...

  15. FT Alphaville

    February 28, 2012

    KKR chiefs take home $94m each

    Henry Kravis and George Roberts each took home a pay-out of around $94m last year from KKR, the private equity group they...

  16. February 27, 2012

    KKR chiefs take home $94m each

    Henry Kravis and George Roberts each took home a pay-out of around $94m last year from KKR, the private equity group they...

  17. January 13, 2012

    Carlyle trailblazer cuts a different path

    David Rubenstein, one of the three founders of Carlyle should be an unlikely face for the private equity industry. He is the...

  18. December 27, 2011

    Carlyle stays ahead in tough buy-out game

    Early in 2011, Bill Conway, one of the three founders of private equity firm Carlyle and its chief investment officer, sat...

  19. December 8, 2011

    Waves from slowing China to break our shores

    On November 18, the great and good of the New York financial community flocked to the drawing room of the NY Palace Hotel to...

  20. November 18, 2011

    Lunch with the FT: Henry Kravis and George Roberts

    Henry Kravis and his cousin George Roberts won’t go out to lunch with me. The co-founders of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, the...

  21. June 1, 2011

    KKR sees big return on shale gas investment

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts will see a return of almost treble its investment in Hilcorp Resources, a shale gas venture,...

  22. May 24, 2011

    Key role for Buffett over utility’s fate

    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is poised to play a key role in deciding the fate of Texas utility Energy Future...

  23. March 8, 2011

    Elite takes sides as Gupta fights SEC charges

    Rajat Gupta was McKinsey’s global managing director until 2003. He also served on the boards of Goldman Sachs and Procter &...

  24. February 23, 2011

    KKR boosted by recovering equity markets

    Buy-out equity company KKR reported a 39 per cent gain in earnings for its fourth quarter to $714.6m, helped in part by...

  25. November 3, 2010

    KKR raises dividend in spite of profit fall

    KKR, the publicly listed private equity firm, saw its economic net income, its preferred measure of profitability, fall 61...

  26. October 5, 2010

    Henry Kravis gives Columbia $100m for new campus

    Columbia Business School in New York is to receive $100m from legendary investor Henry Kravis, co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis...

  27. August 10, 2010

    KKR needs to get its show on the road

    KKR may have the buy-out industry’s strongest brand but, now that it is a public company, the firm is having to get its...

  28. FT Alphaville

    July 15, 2010

    KKR shares in low-key market launch

    KKR, the legendary buy-out firm co-founded by George Roberts and Henry Kravis, finally listed on Thursday on the New York...

  29. July 15, 2010

    KKR shares in low-key market debut

    KKR, the legendary buy-out firm co-founded by George Roberts and Henry Kravis, finally listed on Thursday on the New York...

  30. July 10, 2010

    Sun Valley’s media pow-wow

    Media executives and dealmakers took to their private jets for Herb Allen’s exclusive annual media summit at the Sun Valley...

  31. FT Alphaville

    July 6, 2010

    KKR founders sitting on $800m stakes

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has unsealed some of the private equity industry’s most guarded secrets, divulging that its...

  32. July 6, 2010

    KKR founders sitting on $800m stakes

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts on Tuesday revealed one of private equity’s most closely guarded secrets, divulging that the...

  33. May 13, 2010

    Bringing New Jersey style to the City

    The charismatic boss of global insurance broker Willis Group, Joe Plumeri, is going to treat the audience to his inimitable...

  34. March 13, 2010

    KKR unveils $2.2bn listing plan as market recovery ends delay

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is heading for a $2.2bn (£1.4bn) flotation in New York, taking advantage of the recovery in...

  35. March 12, 2010

    KKR files plans for $2.2bn float

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is heading for a $2.2bn flotation in New York, taking advantage of the recovery in financial markets...

  36. February 25, 2010

    KKR / Blackstone

    The welcome return of deal-making and more confident markets help explain the big profit figures posted on Thursday by KKR...

  37. November 20, 2009

    KKR

    The age of transparency is upon Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. The private equity firm’s third-quarter numbers are its first since...

  38. FT Alphaville

    November 20, 2009

    KKR sees Q3 profit amid rebound

    KKR, the US buy-out firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, on Thursday reported a Q3 profit of $656.6m in its first...

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