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 ...
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. The deal cements an alliance between SoftBank, Didi and Grab, which competes against Uber in markets from Malaysia to Thailand. The ...
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. Perennial, led by Chief Executive Officer Pua Seck Guan, edged out other suitors including KKR & Co. and SingHaiyi Group that also submitted final bids, the people said, asking not to be ...
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. Perennial Real Estate Holdings, Ascendas-Singbridge and an investment vehicle of Malaysian tycoon Lee Ming Tee were also invited to start due diligence, according to the ...