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Year Founded: 1976

AUM: $500.00B | Dry Powder: $89.42B
30 Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001, US
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), is a global investment firm, it manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, capital markets, credit strategies and hedge funds in North America, Europe and Asia

Key Contacts

  • Henry Kravis
    Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman
  • Robert Lewin
    Chief Financial Office & Partner
  • Scott Nuttall
    Co-Chief Executive Officers

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Agriculture, Chemicals and Gases, Communications and Networking, Consumer Non-Durables, Exploration, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Logistics, etc.
  • Geographical Preference
    Americas, Asia, Europe
  • Preferred Deal Types
    Buyout/LBO, Early-Stage VC, Later Stage VC, Management Buyout, PE Growth/Expansion, PIPE, Recapitalization
  • Other Investment Preferences
    • Invests in GP Stakes
    • Prefers majority stake
    • Prefers minority stake
    • Seeks ESG investments
    • Seeks Impact investments
    • Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

KKR Global Infrastructure Investors IV
Vintage: 2021

Size:  $16.7B

Dry Powder: $12.2B

Details: Targets investments in the infrastructure sector in NAMER and Western Europe

Asia Pacific Infrastructure Investors Fund
Vintage: 2020

Size:  $16.7

Dry Powder: $12.2B

Details: Targets investments in the infrastructure sector in NAMER and Western Europe

KKR Global Impact Fund
Vintage: 2019

Size:  $1.2B

Dry Powder: $350.0M

Details: The fund targets LOHAS & wellness, software sectors and prefers ESG and impact investments

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In December 2022, KKR acquired ContourGlobal through its newly-formed company Cretaceous Bidco for $2.17 billion. ContourGlobal is a wholesale power producer with an active portfolio of 138 thermal and renewable power plants operational across the globe, having a combined capacity of 6.3GW across 20 countries

In December 2022, SK E&S secured KRW735 billion of development capital from KKR. SK E&S will use the fudns to secure liquidity to de-lever as well as capture post-pandemic opportunities across energy and renewable assets. Previously, the company received KRW2 trillion of development capital from KKR in November 2021

In November 2022, KKR signed a definitive agreement to invest $400 million in Serentica Renewables, a decarbonisation platform that plans energy transition by providing clean energy solutions for energy-intensive industries. The investment will allow company to leap ahead in vision of decarbonising large energy-intensive industries and help in reversing climate change

In September 2022, KKR acquired 92.19% stake in French energy company Albioma for €485 million.  Albioma’s portfolio includes 14 renewable power plants with an installed capacity of over 1GW

In September 2022, Hero Future Energies entered into a definitive agreement to receive $450 million of development capital from KKR. The investment will assist the company in its future growth and support its efforts to expand its renewable energy capacity and capabilities across technologies including solar, wind, battery storage and green hydrogen

In August 2022, KKR with strategic participation from GCM Grosvenor led a structured investment in Arevia Power for an undisclosed amount. The investment will support Arevia Power’s accelerated growth and development of new solar and wind projects throughout the US

In August 2022, Newco, a joint venture of KKR and Pembina Pipeline acquired 51% interest in Energy Transfer Canada for over $1.3 billion including debt and preferred equity. KKR’s funds already own the remaining stake. Energy Transfer Canada has over 600 miles of natural gas gathering and transportation pipelines

In March 2022, KKR acquired Cordia Energy, a subsidiary of Clearway Energy for $1.9 billion. Clearway Energy, Inc. is one of the largest renewable energy owners in the US with over 5,000 net MW of installed wind and solar generation projects

In December 2021, KKR, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and Public Sector Pension Investment Board acquired all issued securities of Spark Infrastructure in an all-cash transaction for approximately AUD5.2 billion. Spark Infrastructure invests in essential energy infrastructure businesses within Australia, which serves homes and businesses, and is deeply involved in supporting the transition of Australia’s electricity grid to one that is increasingly reliant on renewable energy

Other Details

The firm has invested $25 billion to its own funds and portfolio companies. Till date, KKR has raised over 40 investment funds including 23 private equity funds. It has offices in 23 cities across 4 continents. Currently, KKR has a team of over 2,400 employees, consultants, and senior advisors, including more than 740 investment professionals working across 20 industries. KKR and its various portfolio companies employ 819,000 professionals globally

In March 2022, KKR announced the final closing of KKR Global Infrastructure Investors IV (the “Fund”), a $17 billion fund focused on pursuing global infrastructure investment opportunities with an emphasis on investments in OECD countries in North America and Western Europe. The sectors targeted by the fund include digital communications, energy transition, transportation, water, waste, and industrial infrastructure, among others

5AM Ventures, A&M Capital, A-Gas International, A.G. Hill Partners, Abacus Property Group, ABS Ventures, Accel, Accenture Ventures, Access Capital Partners, Acciona Energía Internacional, Accomplice VC, Advent International, Aisling Capital, Alliance Boots, Alliant Insurance Services, AlpInvest Partners, Ambea, Apax Partners, Ardian are some of the institutional investors who invest along with KKR

Source: Company Website,, Marketwatch, SparkSpread, Electricenergyonline, Businesswire