GUERNSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS, June 15 /CNW/ - KKR Private Equity Investors,
L.P. (Euronext Amsterdam:KPE) announced today that Gerard Lamarche has joined
the Board of Directors of KKR Guernsey GP Limited, the general partner of KPE.
Mr. Lamarche is the Senior Vice President Finance of the Suez Group, and he
replaces Heinz Joachim Neubuerger as an independent director.
Mr. Neubuerger resigned from the Board of Directors of KKR Guernsey GP
Limited in connection with joining Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) as a
Senior Advisor and Managing Director.
The other members of the Board of Directors of KKR Guernsey GP Limited
are Henry R. Kravis (co-founder of KKR), George R. Roberts (co-founder of
KKR), Christopher M.W. Hill (former Managing Director of Guernsey
International Fund Managers Limited), and Remmert J. Laan (Managing Director
of Leonardo France S.A.).
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 will invest at least 75% of its
assets in KKR's private equity investments, while up to 25% 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.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements with respect
to the financial condition, results of operations, liquidity, investments,
business, net asset value, and prospects of KPE. 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
For further information:
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Relations Andrew Greenebaum / Anne Rakunas +1.310.954.1100 or Media Contacts:
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