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KKR seeks $2 billion for infrastructure fund: Report

Henry Kravis, co-founder of KKR
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Henry Kravis, co-founder of KKR

Prominent private equity firm KKR is seeking $2 billion for a new fund to make global infrastructure investments, according to Bloomberg.

KKR Global Infrastructure Investors II LP is "trying to gather about twice as much as the prior fund raised in 2012," according to the report, which cited two people with knowledge of the plans. The fund will primarily invest in renewable energy, pipelines, utilities and transportation-related assets, Bloomberg said.

Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR has $94.3 billion in assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2013.

KKR declined to comment to CNBC.com, citing fundraising rules.

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