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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders George R Roberts Henry Kravis Jerome Kohlberg


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Total investments 288
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 227
Rounds per year 6.26
Lead investments 107
Follow on index
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Exits 80
Key employees 28
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • E-Commerce
  • Financial Services
  • Internet

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1976. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The real fund results show that this VC is 44 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The average startup value when the investment from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is more than 1 billion dollars. This Kohlberg Kravis Roberts works on 1 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

This organization was formed by George R Roberts, Henry Kravis, Jerome Kohlberg. The overall number of key employees were 28.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, startups are often financed by Bullpen Capital, Pentech Ventures, Insight Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are TenEleven Ventures, Aisling Capital, Warburg Pincus. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Fidelity Management and Research Company, TenEleven Ventures, Google.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Financial Services. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ByteDance, Lyft, Epic Games Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Digital Diagnostics

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Medical Device
$75M23 Aug 2022 Iowa, United States

Arevia Power

Renewable Energy
Wind Energy
22 Aug 2022 Glendale, California, United States


$55M25 Jul 2022 San Diego, California, United States


Sales Automation
$400M21 Jul 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Northumbrian Water

$1B14 Jul 2022 Durham, North Carolina, United States


Health Care
12 Jul 2022 Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada


Cyber Security
Identity Management
Information Technology
$200M24 May 2022 New York, New York, United States

Big Data
Data Visualization
Location Based Services
Machine Learning
Retail Technology
$2M19 May 2022 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


$200M09 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
Process automation startup Leapwork nabs $62M

– Copenhagen-based Leapwork, which was founded in 2015, announced it has closed a $62 million.
– The series B round was co-led by KKR and Salesforce Ventures.
– With Leapwork, users show the platform which processes they want to automate by recording the processes in context, validating the steps, and entering input data where needed.
– The platform breaks down the workflows in “flowchart language,” with building blocks that handle logic and provide a graphical representation of each step.

Ornikar Raises €100m ($120m) in Series C Funding Led by KKR

– Ornikar, a specialist in driver training and road awareness since 2013, today announced a €100m ($120m) round of Series C funding led by global investment firm KKR.
– Existing investors Idinvest, BPI, Elaia, Brighteye and H14 also contributed to Ornikar’s latest fundraise which will enable the company to accelerate its mission of becoming a global leader in road safety.
– In less than a decade, Ornikar has revolutionised the traditional driving school model to become the go-to online driver education platform and training marketplace in France, with a fast-growing presence in Spain.


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