April 17, 2014 6:39 AM ET

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Company Overview of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Company Overview

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is a private equity investment firm specializing in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, special situations, growth equity, mature, distressed, and middle market investments. The firm considers investments in all industries with a focus on technology and hardware, consumer products and services industry, industry-leading franchises and companies in natural resource, energy and infrastructure assets, real estate, containers and packaging, commodity chemicals, airports, ports, forestry, textiles, apparel and luxury goods, household durables, leisure facilities, communications, media, transportation related assets, insurance, brokerage houses, non-d...

9 West 57th Street

Suite 4200

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1976

993 Employees

Phone:

212-750-8300

Key Executives for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

Co-Founder
Age: 70
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Co-Founder
Age: 69
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Chief Financial Officer of KKR Management LLC
Age: 50
Total Annual Compensation: $2.6M
General Counsel of Kkr Management Llc
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $2.5M
Global Chief Administrative Officer of KKR Management LLC
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $4.3M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Key Developments

Several Suitors Eye Goodpack

China International Marine Containers Group Co. Ltd. (SZSE:000039) is among the many firms eyeing acquisition of Goodpack Ltd. (SGX:G05), reported The Business Times citing sources. According to the report, Goodpack also held meetings with The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) and The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) in the week ending April 11, 2014. Goodpack has also reportedly attracted the interest of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR). Several banks are involved in financing a deal for Goodpack, sources told Business Times.

Ontario Teachers Reportedly Leads To Acquire Telesat

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is the front-runner to acquire Loral Space & Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS:LORL)'s stake in Telesat Holdings Inc. for about $7 billion including debt, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Telesat purchase would come in two pieces: buying publicly traded Loral, which owns 63% of the company, and acquiring the rest from Public Sector Pension Investment Board, which co-owns the satellite operator. Loral could be bought for more than $80 a share, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. The shares rose 6.4% to $74.56. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board also has been in talks with both of Telesat’s owners, the people said. Public Sector Pension owns about 37% of Telesat and controls about 67% of the voting rights. As a result, both Loral and Public Sector Pension must agree to a deal for a full sale of Telesat. The discussions signal that Loral’s largest shareholder, Mark Rachesky’sMHR Fund Management LLC, and Public Sector Pension are working together to get a deal completed. The two co-owners of Telesat were previously not talking with each other, making a joint transaction tricky, according to the people. A sale could be announced later this month or in early May, the people said. According to Bloomberg, Michael Bolitho, a Telesat spokesman, declined to comment, as did Deborah Allan, a spokeswoman for Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. According to Bloomberg, a representative for Public Sector Pension didn’t respond to requests for comment, while Linda Sims, a spokeswoman for Canada Pension Plan, declined to comment. Apax Partners LLP; Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR); and The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) had looked at buying Telesat, and all have dropped out of the bidding, the people familiar with the situation said.

Go Daddy Group Reportedly Hires Advisors For Its IPO

The Go Daddy Group, Inc. is moving ahead with its plan of initial public offering (IPO). Go Daddy Group has hired Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) to co-ordinate a stock sale that could take place later this year, reported Deal Book citing a person briefed on the matter. The report added that its isn’t clear yet how much money Go Daddy plans to raise in an IPO or how much stock its owners, including the investment firms Silver Lake and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR), plan to sell.

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