KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the completion of fundraising for KKR Real Estate Partners Americas LP (“REPA” or the “Fund”), a $1.2 billion real estate fund that invests in North America and western Europe. Together with commitments from KKR personnel and KKR Financial Holdings LLC, KKR’s real estate platform has over $1.5 billion of committed capital for its strategy.
KKR employs a unique approach to investing in its real estate transactions. The team seeks to leverage the firm’s industry expertise, gained from 37 years of private equity investing and the overlap of knowledge gleaned from its 84 portfolio companies to source and diligence deals.About KKR Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm with $90.2 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2013. 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 fund 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.