KKR Eyes Acquisitions To Grow Assets, But Will Be Picky

Law360, New York (February 7, 2013, 2:17 PM EST) -- KKR & Co. LP's head of global asset management said Thursday that the private equity firm would continue to pursue acquisitions to grow its ever-widening asset portfolio, but said it would be a "needle in a haystack" process and cautioned that deals in the financial space are hard to get done.

In the past year, the New York-headquartered firm has looked outside itself to grow, picking up about $16 billion in assets by buying Prisma Capital Partners, a hedge fund and fund of funds manager, and...
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