The Banking and Strategy Initiative

Chillin' out till it needs to be funded

Tag Archives: KKR

The Deal Economy(Pt. II): College Basket Ball, Dodd Frank, Smaller IPOs, more POPs and junk sales

Indonesia gets a large bank deal as Temasek gets an offer to sell 68% stake in Bank Danamon to Singapore based DBS and on the other side US states run … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Private Equity Bonus Roulette: KKR pays itself as a dozen go into active investigations

Valuation concerns flagged by the SEC in a Conference earlier this month haven’t subsided as SEC gets into checking the antecedents of all internal and external valuation done by Private … Continue reading

February 28, 2012

SEC launches wide ranging PE investigation | Deal Insight

The WSJ suggests that the SEC has sent out a request to PE funds including giants such as KKR & Co outside the ongoing insider imbroglio. The investigation is headed … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Will KKR sell its Schustermann legacy?

With Robert Kravis investing billions into shale, this time closer to his birth town in Tulsa OK, he may not follow his earlier penchant for selling off his shale, as … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

Buy a hot-dog cart and don't bother for IPL teams | Advantage Dealbook

The PE shot selection shows the miracle | Advantage Indianomics It is amazing how top tier Private Equity firms start by building a portfolio in retail lifestyle and end up … Continue reading

July 8, 2011

KKR defines the new qualifying criteria | Advantage zyaada

zyakaira notes: Since writing, the Dalmias of Dalmia Cements have replaced Jindals as a KKR portfolio acquisition Dalmia Cements has been attempting a long run restructuring and is probably in … Continue reading

June 16, 2010 · 2 Comments

Private Equity in Fashion and Lifestyle | NYTIMES.COM

When earlier last week, Phillips Van Heusen that owns iconic brands worldwide including ck, Van Heusen and IZOD and US brands that it licences like Geoffery Beene  bought over like … Continue reading

March 22, 2010

Legg Mason results report churn | Its our stomach…

As fixed income loses the temporary sheen from 2008, Legg Mason bore the brunt of investor displeasure and lack of confidence losing $24 billion from fixed income schemes and close … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 · 1 Comment

Kingfisher’s woes | Advantage Lifestyle

When Kingfisher introduced TV entertainment in its never before Kingfisher Class in 2005, it created a buzz and some great innovation in the industry. The first pioneer to go for … Continue reading

January 25, 2010

Going Private Going Public: Analjit singh gets ‘Gold shares’ | VCCircle

Max India, the Delhi-based company with interests in healthcare, insurance and telecom, have secured another round of major funding from a private equity arm of Goldman Sachs. The company's board has approved a … Continue reading

January 22, 2010