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  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- KKR& Co LP posted weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday after losses in its credit and hedge fund investments offset solid returns from private equity holdings. That came to 8 cents a share, while analysts on average were expecting 27 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. The firm sank a record amount of cash into...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 15- For KKR& Co LP, the private equity firm behind some of the world's largest leveraged buyouts, the acquisition of U.S. outdoor retailer Mills Fleet Farm for a little more than $1.2 billion should have been a formality. The New York- based firm, run by legendary dealmakers Henry Kravis and George Roberts, was almost a handshake away from clinching the...

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  • UPDATE 1-KKR's Kravis to put money in Spain, Europe Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 10:38 AM ET

    *$139 billion in dry powder in Asia, $130 bln new funds being raised-Preqin. Kravis, who co-founded KKR& Co LP in 1976 with his cousin George Roberts and colleague Jerry Kohlberg, was in Singapore to open the firm's new office there- its seventh in Asia since entering the region in 2005..

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 25- KKR's Southeast Asia head Ming Lu said the private equity firm has invested $1 billion in Southeast Asia since 2005 and could invest more than that amount in the region over the next five years. The consumer sector and financial services were among the attractive areas in Southeast Asia, Lu said.

  • *$139 billion in dry powder in Asia, $130 bln new funds being raised-Preqin. HONG KONG, Oct 25- The public appearance of Henry Kravis at KKR's new Singapore office underscores the private equity industry's growing interest in Southeast Asia, at a time when regional funds are growing and deal volumes are falling.

  • *$139 billion in dry powder in Asia, $130 bln new funds being raised-Preqin. HONG KONG, Oct 25- The public appearance of Henry Kravis at KKR's new Singapore office underscores the private equity industry's growing interest in Southeast Asia, at a time when regional funds are growing and deal volumes are falling.

  • Kravis Brought KKR, Private Equity Into Mainstream Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 1:27 PM ET
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    Henry Kravis' KKR has developed far beyond traditional private equity; it is now a large, publicly traded, investment firm with diversified businesses that include capital markets and offices around the globe.

  • Featured Speaker - Henry R. Kravis Monday, 16 Jul 2012 | 12:04 PM ET
    Henry R. Kravis, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, KKR

    The co-founder of the trailblazing private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is actively involved in managing the firm famous for its leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco 25 years ago.

  • A Record Buyout Turns Sour for Investors Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
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    A $45 billion buyout in 2007 of the Texas utility Energy Future Holdings has hurt investors because of declining natural gas prices, the New York Times reports.