KKR has held a $2.8 billion final close for its KKR Global Impact Fund II, which invests in companies whose products and services contribute measurable progress toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“We launched KKR Global Impact in 2018 because we saw an opportunity to invest behind proven companies that deliver scalable, commercial solutions to global problems,” said Robert Antablin, KKR partner and co-head of KKR Global Impact. “Since then, that opportunity set has continued to grow, and we are thrilled with the outcomes our portfolio companies have been able to achieve. We are grateful for the support of our investors who share our conviction in this space, which we believe is well placed given the strong performance of our first fund.”
Global Impact contributes to the SDGs by investing in companies where financial performance and positive societal impact are aligned, with a focus on four key investment themes: climate action, sust