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Head of KKR’s Australia business to retire

Justin Reizes, head of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’ Australia business, is retiring from the firm, according to an investor letter recently sent to limited partners. Reizes is leaving to “spend more time with his young family,” the letter said. Reizes joined KKR in 1999 and has been head of KKR’s activities in Australia and New Zealand since 2007, […]

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KKR in talks to settle SEC probe of expense sharing

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is in discussions with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle an inquiry about how the firm has allocated expenses between funds and co-investors, according to the firm’s annual report and a recent letter to limited partners.

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Linden Fund III raises $750 mln

Linden Capital Partners has closed its third fund at its $750 million hard cap, said Tony Davis, the Chicago-based firm’s president and managing partner.

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TPG reaches $6.5 bln for Fund VII’s first close

TPG Capital LP drew in $6.5 billion in commitments for its first close on TPG Partners VII, its newest flagship fund that offered discounts on management fees for early investors, according to a person familiar with the firm.

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