KKR FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces The Investigation Of KKR Financial Holdings LLC (KFN) Over The Proposed Sale Of The Company To Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR)

Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of KKR Financial Holdings LLC (“KFN” or the “Company”) (NYSE:KFN) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR) in an all-share deal valued at $2.6 billion. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, KFN’s stockholders will receive 0.51 KKR shares for each KFN share they own, which estimates to approximately $12.79 per share.

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The investigation focuses on whether KFN’s Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company’s stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of KFN’s shareholders.

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If you own common stock in KFN and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/KFN or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at jmonteverde@faruqilaw.com or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330.

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