KKR-Owned Intelligence Buys Hong Kong Company

Intelligence, a Japanese staffing company owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., has acquired Hong Kong-based Staff Management Consultancy Ltd., Reuters reported. KKR acquired Intelligence in 2010. Terms were not released.

(Reuters) – Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co’s Japanese staffing unit, Intelligence, has acquired Hong Kong based personnel firm, Staff Management Consultancy Ltd, Staff Management said in a note on its website.

Intelligence, KKR’s first Japan acquisition in 2010, acquired the unit to extend its capabilities in China, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, confirming the deal. The price was not disclosed.

The source declined to be named because the matter was private.

Staff Management Consultancy provides personnel and human resources services for Japanese companies in Hong Kong and China, according to its website. (Reporting by Stephen Aldred; Editing by Lincoln Feast)