At a glance

Key facts and figures about the world's most famous buyout firm.

KKR FUNDSPrior to 1987, the firm raised and invested the 1976 Fund, the 1980 Fund, the 1982 Fund, the 1984 Fund and the 1986 Fund. Thereafter, KKR advised the following vehicles.

Fund name Date of first investments Fund size
1987 Fund December 1987 $6.2 billion
1993 Fund December 1993 $2.0 billion
1996 Fund May 1997 $6.1 billion
European Fund December 1999 $3.1 billion
Millenium Fund December 2002 $6.0 billion
European Fund II October 2005 €4.5 billion
2006 Fund September 2006 $16.07 billion*

BUSY ON THE DEAL FRONTKKR came second on Dealogic's Global Financial Sponsors Fee Ranking 2006.

Rank Financial sponsor Fees paid Mkt share
($m) (%)
1 Blackstone Group 622 4.5
2 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts 555 4.0
3 Apax Partners 500 3.6
4 Goldman Sachs Capital Partners 437 3.1
5 Bain Capital 435 3.1
6 Carlyle Group 413 3.0
7 Apollo Advisors 392 2.8
8 Cerberus Partners 379 2.7
9 Permira 363 2.6
10 Texas Pacific Group 322 2.3

PORTFOLIO COMPANIES*KKR currently has 37 portfolio companies with approximately $97 billion in total revenue and 550,000 employees.

Company Country Industry
Accellent US Health Care
Accuride US Industrial
Alea Group Bermuda Financial Services
Alliance Imaging US Health Care
Aricent US/India Technology
Auto-Teile-Unger Germany Retail
Avago Technologies Singapore Technology
AVR Holding The Netherlands Industrial
BIS Cleanaway Australia Industrial
Bristol West US Financial Services
Capmark Financial US Financial Services
Demag Holding Germany Industrial
Duales System Germany Industrial
FL Selenia Italy Chemicals
HCA US Health Care
ITC Holdings US Energy & Natural Resources
Jazz Pharmaceuticals US Health Care
KION Germany Industrial
KSL Holdings US Hotels/Leisure
Legrand Holding France Industrial
Masonite Int'l US/Canada Industrial
Maxeda (fka Vendex The Netherlands Retail
MedCath US Health Care
NuVox US Media/Communications
NXP The Netherlands Technology
PagesJaunes France Media/Communications
PRIMEDIA US Media/Communications
Rockwood Holdings US Chemicals
SBS Broadcasting The Netherlands Media/Communications
Seven Media Group Australia Media/Communications
Sealy Corporation US Consumer Products
SunGard Data US Technology
TDC A/S Denmark Media/Communications
Toys “R” Us US Retail
Visant Corporation US Media/Communications
VNU US/The Netherlands Media/Communications
Zhone Technologies US Media/Communications