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July 14, 2014
05:43 EDTKKRKKR, Ringier partner to invest in growth of Ringier
Ringier has agreed on a long-term relationship with KKR. In the future, the two companies will work together to develop Ringier's Swiss digital businesses in the fields of online classifieds and marketing. KKR will acquire 49% of the shares in each of Ringier Digital AG's subsidiaries Scout24 Schweiz AG and Omnimedia AG. Scout24 Schweiz AG comprises online marketplaces for motor vehicles and real estate as well as the anibis.ch general classifieds marketplace.
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April 20, 2015
08:37 EDTKKRKKR, Anchor Equity to acquire controlling stake in Groupon's Ticket Monster
Private equity investor Anchor Equity Partners and global investment firm KKR (KKR) have signed a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in leading South Korean mobile commerce company Ticket Monster from Groupon (GRPN). Anchor and KKR, in conjunction with TMON’s management, will jointly acquire a controlling stake in TMON and will inject new capital into the company to help fund its future growth opportunities. Anchor and KKR will hold equal stakes in the company. Some of the world’s largest pension, sovereign wealth funds and institutional investors, including the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Pavilion Capital, will also be participating as investors in this transaction. Groupon, which acquired TMON in January 2014, will retain a fully diluted 41% minority stake in the company. The investment is based on a $782M fully diluted valuation of TMON. KKR and Anchor will work closely with TMON’s co-founder and CEO Dan Shin and the management team to grow the business. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015, subject to regulatory and customary closing conditions.
08:33 EDTKKRGroupon agees to sell 46% stake in Ticket Monster to KKR for $360M
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April 16, 2015
08:03 EDTKKRKKR closes $1.34B direct lending fund
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April 14, 2015
13:02 EDTKKRFly Watch: Analyst expects strong Q1 results from private equity firms
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10:00 EDTKKRGroupon core business still key to valuation, says Piper Jaffray
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08:27 EDTKKRPrivate equity business model strong, results likely strong, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer's analyst says that private equity's business model is the best one he has seen in 30 years of following financial stocks. The firm expects most of the companies in the sector to report strong Q1 results, and predicts that investors will gain confidence in the sustainability of private equity firms' businesses. Oppenheimer identifies Crane (CR) and KKR (KKR) as its favorite names in the sector.
08:04 EDTKKRKKR names Luis Tellez as senior advisor
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07:00 EDTKKRKKR investor consortium close to deal to buy stake in Ticket Monster, WSJ says
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April 9, 2015
18:11 EDTKKRUniCredit, KKR, Intesa to pool together restructured loans, Reuters says
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April 8, 2015
08:58 EDTKKRKKR to surrender part of Maxeda, seeks $217M writeoff, Bloomberg says
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