KKR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, KKR has acquired 72 companies. It has also invested in 45 others.

KKR’s most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (8%) and information technology (6%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (24%) and growth capital (16%). In total, KKR has invested in 33 US states and 37 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Energy Future Holdings for $44.4B.

In the last 3 years, KKR has exited 42 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (37%). KKR’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Biomet for $13.4B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity564
    • M&A Buy Activity407
    • M&A Sell Activity157
  • Total Sectors Invested 55
  • Total Countries Invested 37
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 257
  • M&A Advisors 78

KKR & Co. L.P.

30 Hudson Yards,
New York, New York 10001
United States
(212) 750-8300
www.kkr.com
info@kkr.com

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP (KKR) is a global investment firm founded by Jerome Kohlberg, Henry Kravis, and George Roberts. The Firm is separated into three business segments which include private markets, public markets, and capital markets and principal activities. KKR's private equity practice invests in management buyouts, take privates, corporate divestitures, industry consolidations, and partnerships with family-owned companies. KKR will consider investments in a broad range of industries located in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia/New Zealand. Sectors of interest include chemicals, consumer products, energy and natural resources, financial services, healthcare, industrial, media/communications, retail, and technology. In addition to its traditional principal investment activity business, KKR also invests in infrastructure assets. KKR was formed in 1976, is based in New York City, and has offices throughout the globe.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Digital Media, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Plastics, Publishing, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Staffing, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, PIPE, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase, Joint Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Australia/New Zealand, Central Asia/India, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (30.4/yr) # 255 35 29 37 39 12 407
vol $316.2B $12.0B $3.0B $13.0B $24.6B $4.1B $372.9B
Sell (11.2/yr) # 101 14 14 11 13 4 157
vol $78.8B $6.7B $1.0B $5.0B $16.3B $3.0B $110.9B
  564

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
April Group 2022-11-26 - Secondary Buyout
Lyon, France · www.april.com
Ness Technologies, Inc. 2022-10-27 - Secondary Buyout
Teaneck, New Jersey · www.ness.com
Quadion LLC 2022-10-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.mnrubber.com
Boasso Global, Inc. 2022-10-06 - Secondary Buyout
Tampa, Florida · www.boassoglobal.com
Essential Accessibility, Inc. 2022-06-14 - Merger
Toronto, Ontario · www.essentialaccessibility.com
Contabo GmbH 2022-06-08 - Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.contabo.com
APEX Analytix LLC 2022-06-06 - Secondary Buyout
Greensboro, North Carolina · www.apexanalytix.com
Semperis 2022-05-24 - Venture
Hoboken, New Jersey · www.semperis.com
ContourGlobal plc 2022-05-17 2.2B USD Going Private
London, United Kingdom · www.contourglobal.com
Drug Development Solutions 2022-05-17 - Divestiture
Fordham, United Kingdom · www.dds.lgcgroup.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ingersoll Rand Inc. 2013-07-30 SPX FLOW - Air Treatment Business 2022-10-06 28
Davidson, North Carolina · www.irco.com Charlotte, North Carolina
Wella Operations US LLC 2020-05-11 Briogeo Haircare 2022-04-29 1
Petit-Lancy, Switzerland · www.wellacompany.com New York, New York · www.briogeohair.com
Envision Healthcare Corp. 2018-06-11 VISTA Staffing Solutions, Inc. 2022-04-27 2
Nashville, Tennessee · www.evhc.net Cottonwood Heights, Utah · www.vistastaff.com
Biosynth Carbosynth Ltd 2021-11-01 vivitide LLC 2022-03-17 3
St. Gallen, Switzerland · www.carbosynth.com Gardner, Massachusetts · www.vivitide.com
Envision Healthcare Corp. 2018-06-11 Evolution Health LLC 2022-02-02 1
Nashville, Tennessee · www.evhc.net Dallas, Texas · www.evolution.net
USI Insurance Services Corp. 2017-03-17 Insurance Services Group, Inc. 2022-01-21 1
Valhalla, New York · www.usi.com Edmonds, Washington · www.insuranceservicesgroup.com
CyrusOne, Inc. 2021-11-15 CyrusOne - Four Data Centers 2022-01-19 1
Dallas, Texas · www.cyrusone.com Dallas, Texas
Angelica Corp. 2017-04-03 Angelica Corp. - Batavia Laundry Processing Facility 2021-11-17 3
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.angelica.com Batavia, New York
Ingersoll Rand Inc. 2013-07-30 Tuthill Pump Group 2021-11-02 27
Davidson, North Carolina · www.irco.com Alsip, Illinois
Hyperion Materials & Technologies, Inc. 2017-12-08 GLE Precision LLC 2021-09-09 7
Worthington, Ohio · www.hyperionmt.com Bridgeport, Michigan · www.gle-precision.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 22 (9%) - 32 (8%) 4.5B (1%)
Information Technology 16 (7%) 15.0B (17%) 22 (5%) 17.6B (5%)
Software 13 (5%) 5.3B (6%) 20 (5%) 18.7B (5%)
Financial Services 11 (4%) 8.3B (9%) 19 (5%) 37.3B (10%)
Healthcare Services 12 (5%) 10.5B (12%) 16 (4%) 43.5B (12%)
Retail 7 (3%) - 16 (4%) 24.7B (7%)
Communications 8 (3%) 6.0B (7%) 16 (4%) 22.4B (6%)
Life Science 9 (4%) 1.4B (2%) 16 (4%) 5.1B (1%)
Food 10 (4%) 10.2B (11%) 15 (4%) 21.5B (6%)
Consumer Products 10 (4%) 625M (1%) 15 (4%) 2.8B (1%)
Environmental 11 (4%) 7.4B (8%) 14 (3%) 7.4B (2%)
Business Services 10 (4%) - 14 (3%) 2.2B (1%)
Energy Services and Equipment 10 (4%) 1.2B (1%) 11 (3%) 1.2B (< 1%)
Insurance 6 (2%) 4.3B (5%) 10 (2%) 6.7B (2%)
Education 8 (3%) - 10 (2%) 3.8B (1%)
Media 2 (1%) - 8 (2%) 3.9B (1%)
Building Materials 1 (< 1%) - 8 (2%) 3.1B (1%)
Manufacturing 5 (2%) 2.3B (3%) 8 (2%) 2.8B (1%)
Transportation 4 (2%) - 8 (2%) 271M (< 1%)
Utilities 3 (1%) - 7 (2%) 51.8B (14%)
Medical Products 4 (2%) 1.7B (2%) 7 (2%) 14.4B (4%)
Oil/Gas Exploration 5 (2%) - 7 (2%) 7.2B (2%)
Consumer Services 2 (1%) - 7 (2%) 4.9B (1%)
Digital Media 4 (2%) - 7 (2%) -
Machinery 4 (2%) 3.9B (4%) 6 (1%) 7.9B (2%)
Renewable Energy 4 (2%) 5.1B (6%) 6 (1%) 5.1B (1%)
Automotive 3 (1%) - 6 (1%) 2.4B (1%)
Leisure 4 (2%) - 6 (1%) -
Semiconductors 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) 3.9B (1%)
Chemicals 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) 2.0B (1%)
Distribution 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) 7.1B (2%)
Packaging 2 (1%) 1.1B (1%) 4 (1%) 4.4B (1%)
Aerospace 3 (1%) - 4 (1%) 1.7B (< 1%)
E-Commerce 4 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Restaurants 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (< 1%) 794M (1%) 3 (1%) 8.3B (2%)
Infrastructure 2 (1%) 3.9B (4%) 3 (1%) 3.9B (1%)
Engineering 1 (< 1%) - 3 (1%) 1.7B (< 1%)
Technology Hardware 1 (< 1%) - 3 (1%) 975M (< 1%)
Agriculture 1 (< 1%) - 3 (1%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Beverages 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) 1.8B (< 1%)
Safety/Security 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) 1.1B (< 1%)
Furniture 2 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Marine 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Marketing 2 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Publishing 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Real Estate 2 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Information Services - - 1 (< 1%) 12.7B (3%)
Staffing - - 1 (< 1%) 269M (< 1%)
Electronics 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (< 1%) -
Franchising 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Plastics - - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 246 $89.0B 407 $372.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 101 (41%) 43.5B (49%) 177 (43%) 264.8B (72%)
  California 22 (9%) 5.3B (6%) 39 (10%) 20.6B (6%)
  Texas 13 (5%) 16.2B (18%) 20 (5%) 64.2B (17%)
  New York 10 (4%) 4.3B (5%) 16 (4%) 17.4B (5%)
  Colorado 5 (2%) - 7 (2%) -
  New Jersey 4 (2%) 1.9B (2%) 7 (2%) 13.4B (4%)
  North Carolina 4 (2%) 3.9B (4%) 7 (2%) 6.7B (2%)
  Ohio 4 (2%) - 7 (2%) 3.8B (1%)
  Massachusetts 5 (2%) - 6 (1%) -
  Illinois 4 (2%) - 6 (1%) 7.7B (2%)
  Florida 4 (2%) 340M (< 1%) 6 (1%) 2.8B (1%)
  Tennessee 3 (1%) 9.9B (11%) 6 (1%) 52.6B (14%)
  Maryland 3 (1%) - 6 (1%) 5.4B (1%)
  Georgia 2 (1%) - 6 (1%) 29.0B (8%)
  Minnesota 1 (< 1%) - 5 (1%) 2.4B (1%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (< 1%) - 4 (1%) 11.4B (3%)
  Virginia 1 (< 1%) - 4 (1%) 2.5B (1%)
  Indiana 1 (< 1%) - 3 (1%) 11.9B (3%)
  Oklahoma 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) 7.2B (2%)
  Connecticut 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) 1.8B (< 1%)
  Washington 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
  Kentucky 1 (< 1%) 1.4B (2%) 1 (< 1%) 1.4B (< 1%)
  Alabama 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Utah 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Missouri 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Mississippi 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Michigan 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (< 1%) 2.3B (1%)
  West Virginia - - 1 (< 1%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (< 1%) -
China 21 (9%) 794M (1%) 25 (6%) 794M (< 1%)
United Kingdom 12 (5%) 8.6B (10%) 21 (5%) 12.3B (3%)
Germany 7 (3%) - 21 (5%) 14.7B (4%)
India 15 (6%) 1.7B (2%) 20 (5%) 1.7B (< 1%)
Australia 12 (5%) 14.1B (16%) 15 (4%) 14.1B (4%)
Spain 9 (4%) 7.0B (8%) 14 (3%) 7.2B (2%)
France 7 (3%) - 14 (3%) 8.1B (2%)
Netherlands 4 (2%) 7.7B (9%) 14 (3%) 13.7B (4%)
Japan 8 (3%) 3.0B (3%) 10 (2%) 3.8B (1%)
Singapore 6 (2%) 2.1B (2%) 7 (2%) 2.1B (1%)
Canada 5 (2%) - 7 (2%) 2.6B (1%)
  Ontario 1 (< 1%) - 3 (1%) 2.6B (1%)
  Alberta 2 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
  Quebec 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  British Columbia 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
South Korea 5 (2%) - 6 (1%) 1.8B (< 1%)
Switzerland 4 (2%) - 6 (1%) -
Italy 1 (< 1%) - 5 (1%) 1.6B (< 1%)
New Zealand 4 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Sweden 3 (1%) 610M (1%) 4 (1%) 610M (< 1%)
Vietnam 3 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Indonesia 3 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Philippines 3 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Malaysia 2 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Finland 1 (< 1%) - 3 (1%) -
United Arab Emirates 2 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Denmark 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) 15.8B (4%)
Norway 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) 1.3B (< 1%)
Ireland 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Luxembourg 1 (< 1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Israel - - 2 (< 1%) 650M (< 1%)
Chile 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Colombia 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Mexico 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Taiwan 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Austria - - 1 (< 1%) -
Bermuda - - 1 (< 1%) -
Brazil - - 1 (< 1%) -
Serbia - - 1 (< 1%) -
Turkey - - 1 (< 1%) -
Domestic 101 (41%) 43.5B (49%) 177 (43%) 264.8B (72%)
Cross-border 145 (59%) 45.5B (51%) 230 (57%) 102.9B (28%)
Total 246 $89.0B 407 $367.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 57 (23%) 6.2B (7%) 95 (23%) 29.8B (8%)
Growth Capital 44 (18%) - 62 (15%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 21 (9%) 7.5B (8%) 56 (14%) 49.6B (14%)
Stake Purchase 40 (16%) - 55 (14%) 2.6B (1%)
Divestiture 25 (10%) 31.5B (35%) 45 (11%) 55.7B (16%)
Venture 23 (9%) - 35 (9%) -
Going Private 13 (5%) 43.5B (49%) 27 (7%) 195.5B (55%)
PIPE 9 (4%) - 15 (4%) 19.5B (6%)
Consolidation 7 (3%) - 7 (2%) -
Joint Venture 3 (1%) - 5 (1%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 3 (1%) 340M (< 1%) 3 (1%) 340M (< 1%)
Acquisition Financing 1 (< 1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 246 $89.0B 407 $353.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 47 (30%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 44 (28%) 84.3B (86%)
Secondary Sale 30 (19%) 6.7B (7%)
Trade Sale 14 (9%) 6.9B (7%)
Stake Sale 7 (4%) -
Bankruptcy 6 (4%) -
Merger 4 (3%) -
Unknown 4 (3%) -
Recapitalization 1 (1%) -
Total 157 $98.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
12
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
12
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
9
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
67
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
15
Latham & Watkins
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 65 $359.7B
$100M to $1B 23 $13.2B
< $100M 1 $40M
TOTAL $372.9B
Largest Energy Future Holdings Corp.
$44.4B (2007-10-10)
sell # Total
> $1B 28 $107.1B
$100M to $1B 7 $3.7B
< $100M 2 $60M
TOTAL $110.9B
Largest Biomet, Inc.
$13.4B (2014-04-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
24%
99 (24%)
Strategic(s)
13%
54 (13%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
20%
31 (20%)
Strategic(s)
39%
62 (39%)

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