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KKR picks Jacques Veyrat to lead French investment unit

KKR has announced the appointment of Jacques Veyrat as a Senior Advisor to support KKR’s investment activities in France. Mr Jacques Veyrat is a senior French executive with deep experience across a range of different sectors. He currently manages his own company, Impala SAS, a diversified investment company with around […]

KIRKBI to acquire 49.8% in Valinge Group from KKR
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KIRKBI to acquire 49.8% in Valinge Group from KKR

KIRKBI, the holding and investment company of the Kirk Kristiansen family, has signed an agreement to acquire KKR’s 49.8% stake in Valinge, a Swedish industrial R&D company, alongside the founding Pervan family that via Pervanovo Invest AB will maintain its majority ownership of 50.2%. Based in Viken, Sweden, Valinge draws […]

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KKR sells Afriflora to Sun European Partners

Sun European Partners, LLP said it has entered into an agreement with KKR to acquire a majority stake in Afriflora Afriflora is the world’s largest grower of roses, alongside the Barnhoorn family. However, the proposed transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals. Afriflora is the leading supplier of quality roses […]

KKR propose to acquire industrial tools maker, Hyperion
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KKR propose to acquire industrial tools maker, Hyperion

KKR said it will be acquiring Hyperion, a manufacturer of industrial tool components, from Sandvik. This transaction marks KKR’s first acquisition of a middle-market business in the industrials sector and is being funded through KKR’s Americas XII Fund. Headquartered in Fair Lawn, New Jersey with approximately 1,400 employees, Hyperion is a global provider of manufacturing […]

Ron Voigt to pally KKR on Middle Market Business
Big Business

Ron Voigt to pally KKR on Middle Market Business

KKR and Ron Voigt, formerly an executive at Danaher Corporation, will work together to identify and acquire mid-market businesses in the industrials sector. Together with KKR, Mr. Voigt will focus on acquiring manufacturing businesses generating roughly $25 to $50 million of EBITDA. Once a company has been acquired, they will aim to support the business in […]

KKR raises USD1.45 billion for its Health Care Strategic Growth Fund
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KKR raises USD1.45 billion for its Health Care Strategic Growth Fund

KKR has announced the final closing of KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund a $1.45 billion fund dedicated to health care growth equity investment opportunities in the Americas. KKR will be investing more than $265 million of capital in the Fund alongside external investors through KKR’s balance sheet and employee commitments. “The health care sector has […]