KKR Peppers Another $200M Into Vietnamese Sauce Co.

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 1:22 PM EST) -- Global private equity titan KKR & Co. LP will pour another $200 million into the condiment-maker division of Vietnamese conglomerate Masan Group, betting on the consumer products mainstay as the country's middle class swells and demand for goods ramps up.

KKR will pad its interest through the purchase of both primary and secondary shares. The deal is subject to regulatory approval, and the pair did not sketch out a timetable for its completion. KKR did not give a financing breakdown.

The move comes after the New...
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