KKR & Co., the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, is weighing an investment in Saks Inc. and may seek a merger with rival Neiman Marcus Group Inc., said people with knowledge of the matter.
KKR & Co. is emerging as the global private-equity winner in Asia, beating rivals Carlyle Group LP and TPG Capital in the performance of funds started since 2006 and their latest money-raising efforts.
Mining companies led by BHP Billiton Ltd. are holding the biggest ever sale of assets this year just as commodity prices head into a bear market. What’s bad timing for the miners might be the opposite for private equity.
KKR & Co., the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, is in discussions with former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus about a role at the company, according to a person with knowledge of the talks.
KKR & Co., the private-equity firm run by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, is considering a bid for Rio Tinto Group’s stake in an Australian copper and gold mine, two people with knowledge of the matter said.