The investment is expected to conclude by March 2013 and is subject to customary conditions, including approval from UEL's shareholders. A circular detailing the investment will be dispatched to UEL’s shareholders followed by an extraordinary general meeting to be held on a date to be determined.
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ABOUT United Envirotech Ltd.
United Envirotech (“UEL”) is a leading membrane-based water and waste water treatment and recycling solutions provider in China’s chemical, petrochemical and municipal sectors. Its principle activities include design, fabrication, installation and commissioning of water and waste water systems using its proprietary advanced membrane technologies such as the Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) technology. UEL has designed and built several of the largest industrial and municipal wastewater treatment plants in Asia using the MBR technology.UEL undertakes both turnkey and water investment projects (TOT/BOT/BOO), as well as provides treatment plant operation and maintenance services. UEL serves a strong prominent customer base such as petrochemical giants like China Petrochemical Corporation (“Sinopec”), China National Petroleum Corporation (“CNPC”), China National Offshore Oil Corporation (“CNOOC”) and Sembcorp Industries in Singapore. UEL was listed on SGX Mainboard on 22 April 2004 and on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on the 22 October 2010. For additional information, please visit UEL’s website at www.unitedenvirotech.com. ABOUT KKR Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm with US$66.3 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2012. With offices around the world, including seven in Asia, KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. KKR seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. KKR complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with investors through its client relationships and capital markets platform. KKR & Co. L.P. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KKR), and “KKR,” as used in this release, includes its subsidiaries, their managed investment funds and accounts, and/or their affiliated investment vehicles, as appropriate. For additional information, please visit KKR's website at www.kkr.com.