KKR & Co.

KKR invests in Singapore energy-saving firm in first impact bet

SINGAPORE (Dec 13): KKR & Co. is buying a stake of as much as $45 million in Barghest Building Performance, a Singapore provider of energy saving solutions, in the private equity firm’s first impact investment globally.

It’s investing as part of a Series B fundraising for BBP, which helps companies throughout Asia reduce electricity consumption. The company plans to use the funds to grow its business in the region, invest in new technology and hire more staff, BBP Chief Executive Officer Poyan Rajamand said in an interview this week.

Grab gets US$2 bil from SoftBank, Didi to fight Uber in Asia

(July 24): Grab raised US$2 billion ($2.7 billion) from Didi Chuxing and SoftBank Group Corp. in the largest–ever venture fundraising in Southeast Asia, joining forces with two companies instrumental in driving Uber Technologies Inc. out of China.

United Engineers owners said to pick Pua's Perennial for final talks

SINGAPORE (May 31): United Engineers’ largest shareholders picked Perennial Real Estate Holdings for final talks to buy the century-old Singapore property group, people with knowledge of the matter said.

KKR, Samling shortlisted in bid for Singapore property group: Sources

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): KKR & Co. and Malaysian conglomerate Samling Group are among suitors shortlisted in the bidding for United Engineers, the century-old Singapore property group, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Be informed of the stories that matter

Subscribe

Be informed of the stories that matter