KKR exits Masan Consumer

By Luisa Beltran — 1 week ago

KKR said Thursday that Masan Group Corp has bought its remaining stake in Masan Consumer Corp, a branded food and beverage company in Vietnam. Financial terms weren’t announced. KKR said invested $159 million in Masan Consumer in 2011 and then another $200 million in 2013.

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Jitterbit racks up $20 mln in KKR-led round

By Alastair Goldfisher — 2 weeks ago

Alameda, Calif.-basedJitterbit Inc, which develops open source data integration software for the enterprise, announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series B round led by KKR. The company previously raised $5 million in strategic funding from investors, including Salesforce, Autodesk and Primera Capital. As part of the Series B round, KKR executive Vincent Letteri will join the company’s board.

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Panasonic Healthcare closes buy of Bayer AG’s Diabetes Care unit

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co. Ltd. said Tuesday it closed its buy of Bayer AG’s Diabetes Care business. The deal is valued at 1 billion Euros (US$1.07 billion). The acquired Diabetes Care business will operate as a stand-alone company named Ascensia Diabetes Care, which will develop, make, market and sell blood glucose monitoring meters and strips for people with diabetes in more than 125 countries. Panasonic Healthcare is backed by KKR and Panasonic Corp.

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KKR to buy Mills Fleet Farm

By Luisa Beltran — 1 month ago

KKR has agreed to buy Mills Fleet Farm. Financial terms weren’t announced. Mills Street is a retailer of lifestyle merchandise serving suburban and farm consumers. The company has 35 retail stores throughout four Midwestern States: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota.

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