KKR is a leading global alternative asset manager with three primary business lines: private equity, fixed income and capital markets.



Top Firm Defectors Leave One Team Secretary Behind!

The Times reports that UBS's wealth management division has been so 'ravaged' by the departure of 75 London-based staff for newly-established firm Vestra Wealth, that one of its teams only had a secretary left! (Let's hope she elected to stay put, rather than being the only one Vestra didn't want!!).

City Hedge Fund Managers $130m Richer

The London Evening Standard reports that Hugh Willis and Mark Poole, the co-founders of hedge fund BlueBay Asset Management, will get $65m each from the sale of their firm to Royal Bank of Canada.

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KKR Jumps Into the Hedge Fund Business

Bloomberg's Cristina Alesci details her discussion with KKR head of asset management Bill Sonnenborn on his company's move into the hedge fund business and their purchase of fund of funds Prisma.

KKR Announce New Hires

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. has announced the appointment of Hiro Shimizu and Sakae Suzuki as Directors for KKR Japan.