Amerikanen nemen Maastrichtse parkeergigant Q-Park over voor 2 miljard euro

Reuters baseert zich op bronnen “bekend met de zaak”.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is een Amerikaanse investeringsmaatschappij, gevestigd in New York, bekend om zijn grote leveraged buyouts. KKR werd opgericht in 1976 door Jerome Kohlberg, Jr., samen met de neven Henry Kravis en George R.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor wat is een leveraged buy out
Leveraged buyout (LBO) is een financieringsmethode waarbij de overname van een bedrijf voornamelijk berust op geleend geld, dat later door het overgenomen bedrijf moet worden terugbetaald. De activa van het overgenomen bedrijf worden als onderpand bij de lening gebruikt.

Over KKR, bron website:

KKR is a global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit strategies and hedge funds.

As investors with an industrialist vision, we aim to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined approach, employing high-quality people, pursuing the highest standards of excellence, and aligning our interests with those of all our investment partners.

In addition, KKR Capital Markets supports our firm, portfolio companies, and clients by providing tailored capital markets advice and developing and implementing both traditional and nontraditional capital markets solutions for investments and companies seeking financing.

Our balance sheet is an extraordinary asset and provides us with the ability to commit significant capital side by side with our fund investors, develop new investment strategies, underwrite investment opportunities and make investments on our own behalf.

When you partner with KKR, you benefit from the breadth and expertise of the entire firm. When appropriate, all of KKR’s businesses work together on behalf of all of the investors in our funds. KKR’s investment partners have access to decades of financial and operational experience, broad regional and industry expertise, insight into global macro and geopolitical trends, and a powerful network of global relationships – both inside and outside of the firm.

Through an integrated approach across our firm, we work closely with the investors in our funds to provide innovative financial solutions and investment vehicles that best fit their respective needs. With offices around the world, we fulfill our mission one investor at a time, one company at a time—and we do this as one global firm.