Fundraising - APRIL 6, 2021

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KKR closes record-breaking $15b Asia Pacific fund

by Kali Persall

KKR has completed a final close of its $15 billion KKR Asian Fund IV, making it the largest private equity fund dedicated to investing in the Asia Pacific region.

The fund exceeded its target size to reach its hard cap and was backed by a diverse group of new and existing global investors, primarily those located in Asia Pacific.

KKR will be investing approximately $1.3 billion in capital, alongside fund investors through the firm and its employees’ commitments.

“Over the last 16 years we have strategically built our Asia Pacific platform and diverse regional team to unlock what we believe are some of the most compelling investment opportunities in the world given Asia Pacific’s growth and dynamism,” said Ming Lu, head of KKR Asia Pacific. “We are grateful to our investors who have acknowledged the success of our Asia Pacific strategy and share our conviction in the tremendous potential that the region’s businesses hold.”

In January, KKR als

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