GUERNSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS, December 3 /CNW/ - KKR Private Equity
Investors, L.P. (Euronext Amsterdam:KPE) announced today that one or more
investment funds that are managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. may
invest from time to time in KPE's common units.
The funds investing in KPE's common units include newly formed funds that
will be raising capital over time. As part of their strategy, these funds may
invest in KPE in accordance with certain investment parameters and also may
invest additional capital in other KKR funds and KKR investments as part of
their investment objectives. Initially, these funds may invest up to
approximately $100 million in KPE's common units, which amount may change over
Purchases and sales of KPE's common units are expected to be made through
open market transactions over Euronext Amsterdam or in privately negotiated
transactions, based on market conditions, the investment strategies of such
funds, capital available to such funds and other factors considered relevant.
The funds investing in KPE's common units do not include KKR's
traditional private equity funds. These investments are not being made by KPE
or any entities in which it invests, and they will not reduce the number of
common units that KPE has outstanding.
KKR Private Equity Investors, L.P. (KPE) is a Guernsey limited
partnership that seeks to create long-term value by participating in private
equity and opportunistic investments identified by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &
Co. (KKR). Formed in April 2006, KPE enables certain public market investors
to invest in KKR-identified investments. KPE invests at least 75 percent of
its assets in KKR's private equity investments, while up to 25 percent of its
assets may be invested opportunistically in other investments identified by
KKR. KPE makes its investments through another Guernsey limited partnership,
KKR PEI Investments, L.P., as its sole limited partner.
The common units and related restricted depositary units of KPE are
subject to a number of ownership and transfer restrictions. Information
concerning these ownership and transfer restrictions is included in the
Investor Relations section of KPE's website at www.kkrpei.com.
No Offering Statement
This release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the
United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States
absent registration or an exemption from registration. Any public offering of
securities to be made in the United States will be made by means of a
prospectus that may be obtained from KPE and that will contain detailed
information about KPE and management, as well as financial statements.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements with respect
to the common units, investments, business, and prospects of KPE and other
funds. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and
uncertainty, because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that
will occur in the future, and there are many factors that could cause actual
results and developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied
by these forward-looking statements. KPE does not undertake to update any of
these forward-looking statements.
For further information:
For further information: Investor Contact: KKR KPE LLC Katherine Becher,
+1-212-659-2026 Investor Relations Manager or Media Contacts: In the U.S.:
Kekst and Company Mark Semer, +1-212-521-4800 or In Europe: Finsbury Simon