INVESTOR ALERT Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of KKR Financial Holdings LLC of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Against the Board of Directors of the Company in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP -- KF

NEW YORK, Dec. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of KKR Financial Holdings LLC ("KKR Financial" or "the Company") (NYSE:KFN) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP ("KKR & Co.") (NYSE:KKR). A complaint was filed in California state court.

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Under the terms of transaction, KKR Financial shareholders will receive 0.51 KKR & Co. shares for each share of KKR Financial stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $2.6 billion. The claims concern whether the KKR Financial Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether KKR &Co. is underpaying for KKR Financial shares. Members of KKR Financial and KKR & Co. management have longstanding ties to one another, and KKR & Co. already manages KKR Financial's assets.

If you own KKR Financial common stock and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit

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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Joseph Levi, Esq. Eduard Korsinsky, Esq. 30 Broad Street - 24th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel: (212) 363-7500 Toll Free: (877) 363-5972 Fax: (866) 367-6510 www.zlk.comSource:Levi & Korsinsky, LLP