Marc Lipschultz, Global Head of KKR’s Energy and Infrastructure business, said: “Today’s announcement represents a further step in the development of KKR’s energy and infrastructure effort. Being able to attract such senior talent to KKR is a testimony to the growing strength of our infrastructure franchise. Vincent brings with him significant transaction experience, having spent fifteen years in the financial and investing industries and he also has a strong knowledge of all key European markets and established relationships across the sector. He led his teams at Morgan Stanley on notable investments in the infrastructure space and we look forward to welcoming him to the team at KKR.”Jesus Olmos, European Head of KKR’s Infrastructure Fund, added: “We are very pleased to welcome Vincent to our Energy & Infrastructure team in London. Vincent brings complementary skills to the existing team in terms of execution capabilities and geographic reach, and we look forward to working with him as we build on our strong position in the European energy & infrastructure sector.” Prior to his most recent role, Vincent spent nine years in Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division, providing advice on M&A and financing issues to corporates and financial sponsors across a variety of sectors and geographies. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Vincent spent three years in BNP Paribas’ investment banking division, based in Frankfurt. About KKR Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm with $58.7 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2011. With offices around the world, 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 is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KKR). For additional information, please visit KKR's website at www.kkr.com.