KKR & Co

CVC and Canadian Pension Plan near deal to buy Petco for $4.7B

CVC Capital Partners and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) are in the advance stage of closing the acquisition process for the takeover of Petco for $4.7 billion.

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KKR, Varde, Deutsche seek to securitize $5.3 billion of GE Capital debt

A group comprising KKR & Co, Varde Partners and Deutsche Bank are looking to securitize about A$7 billion ($5.33 billion) of debt they acquired from a unit of GE, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

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KKR, CD&R prepare joint bid for PetSmart

Buyout firms KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R) have teamed up to take PetSmart Inc (PETM.O) private for more than $7.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the auction for the pet food retailer heats up.

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KKR prepares more Samson asset sales as oil prices plunge

KKR & Co (KKR.N), which led the acquisition of oil and gas producer Samson Resources Corp for $7.2 billion in 2011 and has already sold almost half its acreage to cope with lower energy prices, plans to sell its North Dakota Bakken oil deposit worth less than $500 million as part of an ongoing downsizing plan, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Marvell says not in talks with shareholder KKR on a buyout

Marvell Technology Group Ltd on Wednesday said it is not in talks with KKR & Co on a major transaction such as a buyout, a little over two weeks after the private equity firm reported a 6.8 percent stake.

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Sycamore to announce $1.2 billion Jones Group acquisition by next week - sources

According to one of the two sources who were knowledgeable of the process, private-equity firm Sycamore Partners might announce its $1.2 billion acquisition of Jones Group Inc as early as next week.

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KKR enters agreement to acquire Brickman for USD1.6 billion

The amount that private-equity firm KKR & Co would use to acquire Brickman Group Ltd would come from its ongoing North American fund worth over USD8.3 billion and other financial pools.

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KKR to acquire 5% interest in Marvell - sources

One source told Businessweek that private equity firm KKR & Co might propose a leverage buyout offer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

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30% of Gland Pharma purchased by KKR & Co.

In its second largest acquisition in the past six months, KKR had acquired 30% of India's Gland Pharma for USD150 million.

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Law firms provide advice as to KKR purchase of Panasonic Healthcare

US and Japanese law firms provide legal assistance to the acquisition of Panasonic Healthcare by KKR & Co.

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Gardner Denver's investors to meet separately in New York and London

The US investors for the buyout of Gardner Denver's investors would be meeting in London and New York.

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KKR & Co buys 24.9% interest in Nephila Capital Ltd

Nephila capital and Kkr announce strategic partnership

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NY pension fund invested in controversial private equity funds

An investigation by New York's top prosecutor into whether a group of private equity firms used a fee arrangement to dodge taxes may be undermined by the state's own public pension fund.

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KKR plans up to $1 billion India-specific debt fund: sources

Global buyout fund KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) is in early stage discussions to launch a debt fund to invest in India that could raise $750 million to $1 billion.

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Mengniu in buyout talks with KKR-backed China Modern Dairy: report

China Mengniu Dairy has held talks about buying China's largest raw milk producer, KKR & Co-backed China Modern Dairy Holdings Ltd.

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