Private equity firm
One of the world's largest private equity firms. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2010. Acquired Unilever's spreads business in 2017 for 6.83bn euros.
|Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP||USA||website|
|Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP|
This company received a score of 10/100 in the Newsweek Green Rankings 2016, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2016][More on Sustainability Reporting]
In 2014, this company, together with other private equity firms Blackstone and TPG, agreed to pay US$325m to settle a lawsuit that accused seven private equity groups of conspiring to fix the prices of some of the world's biggest leveraged buyouts.
[Source 2014][More on Governance]
On 29 June 2015 the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission charged this company with misallocating more than US$17m in 'broken deal' expenses to its flagship private equity funds in breach of its fiduciary duty. KKR agreed to pay nearly US$30m to settle the charges, including a penalty of US$10m.
[Source 2015][More on Finance]
This investigative report by China Labour Watch reveals how KKR turns a blind eye to the human impact of the massive production outsourced by Dollar General and other companies in its portfolio. CLW Executive Director Li Qiang states that DG has 'the worst labor performance in China of all major US retailers'. [Listed under Information due to age of report]
[Source 2009][More on Workers Rights]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$200 billion in 2016|
|# Employees||720,000 in 2015|
|Subsidiaries||Toys"R"Us Inc (33% owned)
- Toys"R"Us Australia Pty Ltd
Del Monte (50% owned)
Pepper Group Ltd
Dixon Hospitality (51% owned)
- Hawthorn Brewing Company Pty Ltd
The Australian Venue Company (80% owned)
- Queensland Venue Co (50% owned)
|Address||New York, USA|
Products / BrandsKKR
Toys R Us Toy Stores
Hawthorn Brewing Co