Henry Kravis


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Henry Kravis

An American private equity investor. He began his career at Bear Stearns, where he engineered a number of leveraged buyouts. In the 1970s, started his own firm. He was born in 1944 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Plucked from retirement by investor Henry Kravis to reinvigorate a hidebound British brokerage, Plumeri managed to turn Kravis' $300 million investment into $3 billion.
Since joining Willis in 2000, Plumeri has more than doubled its net-worth, increased organic growth seven-fold and margins from 7% to 32%, lowered debt to almost nothing, and grown the company's stock from about $3 to $40 per share, said Henry Kravis, founding partner of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
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From a conference room near his office overlooking New York's Central Park, Henry Kravis offers an appropriately expansive insight into how he views his place in Wall Street history.
Authors Bryan Burrough and John Heylar said founder Henry Kravis had a war chest greater than the gross national products of Pakistan or Greece.
Authors Bryan Burrough and John Heylar said founder Henry Kravis had 'a war chest greater than the gross national products of Pakistan or Greece, his clout rivalling that of any in financial history'.
DataSynapse is also funded by the New York City Investment Fund and several of its principals, including its chairman Henry Kravis, founder of venture cap heavyweight Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
And Henry Kravis, concerned that the government may crack down on LBOs, stated: "What is important is that Washington understands how these transactions actually work.
NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association (AHA), Henry Kravis, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of KKR & Co.
Tulsa is the hometown of Henry Kravis, the co-founder of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) and who remains an active dealmaker at the firm.
KKR, co-founded by "buyout king" Henry Kravis, came to the region in 2009, setting up an office in Dubai.
He also said great businessmen like Carl Icahn and Henry Kravis both have filed for corporate bankruptcies.