Marc Lipschultz, the head of global investment firm KKR & Co's Energy and Infrastructure unit, has resigned from the board of Energy Future Holdings Corp, Bloomberg reported.
Private equity firms KKR & Co and Permira Advisers exited a 16.6% holding in German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (PSM)in a deal valued at around €1.26 billion ($1.7 billion).
Sysco Corp's $3.5 billion acquisition agreement with US Foods has drawn the interest of US regulators over concerns that the deal could weaken competition in the industry, Bloomberg reported.
Former President of the United States Bill Clinton is the Honorary Chancellor of a controversial private equity-backed Laureate Education Inc, a for-profit company, Bloomberg reported.
Private equity funds Carlyle Group LP and KKR & Co are in discussion to purchase troubled Brazil-based medical services provider Fleury SA in a deal worth BRL2.9 billion ($1.2 billion), according to three sources familiar with the matter.
A report by Grant Thornton, an American accounting and advisory firm, said that Indian corporations closed as many as 393 private equity deals totaling $9.67 billion in the past 11 months of the year.
KKR & Co and the private equity arm of Goldman Sachs Group Inc quietly exited their investment in US discount retailer Dollar General Corp on Wednesday in a stock sale valued at $252 million.
Debt-ridden fishing firm Pescanova SA is weighing a buyout offer from a consortium led by US private equity firm KKR & Co. The KKR & Co consortium, which includes investment firm Ergon Capital Partners and existing shareholders Luxempart and Damm, offered to acquire Pescanova for an undisclosed sum.
Private equity firm KKR agrees to a restructuring deal for Germany-based car repair chain Auto-Teil Unger or ATU through a debt-for-equity swap with the latter's main creditors.
According to sources interviewed by Bloomberg, private equity firm KKR & Co has hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc to assist them in the sale of UN Ro-Ro Isletmeleri, a Turkish shipping company.
French investment firm Wendel and Nordic Capital are the remaining bidders for Germany's medical patch maker LTS Lohmann. The acquisition deal could bring in EUR1.2 billion to the company owned by Novartis, BWK and German tycoon Dietmar Hopp.
Companies in India closed 360 private equity deals in the January-October period of this year. The total value of private equity deals amounted to USD8.9 billion.
Search engine giant Google and private equity company KKR & Co. will be financing a solar power plant project for USD400 million. Six solar power plants were being built by Recurrent Energy LLC in California and Arizona.
TPG Capital and Abraaj Group had formed a partnership to succeed over KKR & Co. in acquiring a majority stake in fast-food chain Kudu. Kudu has over 200 restaurants located in Saudi Arabia.
Sources told the Wall Street Journal that KKR & Co would be pouring in an initial USD100 million in a wireless communications infrastructure project with investment firm Associated Partners LP.