KKR is one of the world’s leading global private equity firms, with over 46 years of investing experience and a track record spanning five decades in managing private equity for some of the largest institutional investors globally. KKR has established itself as a leading global private equity firm, recognised for its ability to navigate market cycles and generate strong returns for its investors. The firm has a team of experienced investment professionals with a deep understanding of various industries with a long track record of success in investing in and growing businesses on a global scale.
Philosophy & Process
KKR’s approach to private equity investing emphasises a long-term perspective, rigorous due diligence, and a focus on creating value through operational improvements and strategic initiatives through its access to substantial global resources. This approach has helped KKR deliver strong relative performance, even in periods of low return and negative return public market environments and has established the firm's reputation as a trusted partner for business owners, management teams, and other stakeholders.
KKR seeks to generate attractive returns across its private equity strategies by leveraging its one-firm culture and the collective expertise of its accomplished investment professionals, operational experts and support specialists to step change the businesses they invest in and create value for clients.
K-PRIME Management Committee supported by ~300 private equity investment professionals.
Partner, Co-CEO of K-PRIME
Alisa Amarosa Wood (New York) joined KKR in 2003 and is a Partner in the firm’s Private Equity business. Since 2022, she assumed leadership roles of KKR’s two private equity vehicles customised for eligible individuals serving as Co-Chief Executive Officer of KKR Private Equity Conglomerate LLC and as a member of the investment committee for the KKR Private Markets Equity Fund. Previously, she was the Global Head of the Private Markets and Real Assets Strategies Group and looked after key product areas including private equity, infrastructure, energy real assets, impact, growth equity, and customised products. She sits on a number of the firm's management and leadership committees, including the Risk & Operating Committee, New Business Investment Committee, Democratized Private Equity Investment Committee, ESG Committee and Geopolitical Governance Committee. Over her two decades at KKR, she has been actively involved in the firm's global capital formation and business development efforts, including the creation of new strategies, new products and strategic initiatives across the KKR platform. She also previously sat on the firm's Global Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Committee. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. Wood was with Deutsche Bank's private equity group. She holds a B.A. from Columbia College and an M.B.A from Columbia Graduate School of Business. Ms. Wood is currently Vice Chair of the Columbia College Board of Visitors, Vice Chair of the Convent of the Sacred Heart Board of Trustees and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Public Theater. She also sits on the Columbia Business School Private Equity Board and the Private Equity Women’s Investor Network Board. She was awarded the John Jay prize by Columbia University in 2019 and was named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the "Women to Watch" in 2020 and by Private Equity International as one of the “Women of Influence in Private Equity” in 2022.
Chris Harrington (New York) joined KKR in 2008 and leads the Financial Services industry team within KKR’s Americas Private Equity platform. He is also a member of the Investment Committee and the Portfolio Management Committee for Americas Private Equity. Mr. Harrington has been involved with KKR’s investments in Alliant Insurance Services, Apple Leisure Group, Beacon Pointe Advisors, Focus Financial Partners, Integrated Specialty Coverages, Mr. Cooper Group, Privilege Underwriters (PURE), Santander Consumer USA, Sedgwick Claims Management Services and USI Insurance Services. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Beacon Pointe Advisors, Integrated Specialty Coverages and USI Insurance Services. Previously, Mr. Harrington was with Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York, where he was involved in a variety of corporate advisory transactions. He holds an A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard College and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.
Racim Allouani (New York) joined KKR in 2015 and oversees Portfolio Construction, Risk Management and Quantitative Analysis across KKR Private and Public Markets. Prior to joining KKR, he spent five years at the hedge fund of Lombard Odier as a senior quantitative portfolio analyst and risk manager, covering equities and credit long/short strategies. Prior to that, he was at fund of hedge funds Arden Asset Management in the portfolio optimization group. Mr. Allouani held previous positions at Deutsche Bank in equity research and Bank West LB in fixed income research. Mr. Allouani earned a M.A. in International Economics from Sciences Po Paris, an M.Sc. in Financial Engineering from Cornell University, as well as an M.Sc and Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Ecole Nationale des Ponts Et Chaussees.
Nate Taylor (Menlo Park) joined KKR in 2005 and is Co-Head of Global Private Equity. This includes oversight across Europe, Asia and the Americas and covers traditional large and mid-cap private equity, impact, core and growth equity. Prior to this role, Mr. Taylor served as Co-Head of the firm's Americas Private Equity platform. He is a member of several investment and management committees at KKR. He has been involved with many investments at KKR, with a particular emphasis on the consumer and technology sectors. Mr. Taylor also helped establish KKR's operations in India. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Taylor was an investor with Bain Capital. He holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A., Arjay Miller Scholar, from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Pete Stavros (New York) joined KKR in 2005 and is Co-Head of Global Private Equity. This includes oversight across Europe, Asia and the Americas and covers traditional large and mid-cap private equity, impact, core and growth equity. Prior to this role, Mr. Stavros served as Co-Head of the firm's Americas Private Equity platform. He is a member of several investment and management committees at KKR and has also served as Co-Chair of the firm’s global Inclusion and Diversity Council. As an investor, he has helped lead a number of successful investments across sectors and sizes, including HCA Healthcare, Nielsen, Gardner Denver / Ingersoll Rand, Capsugel, Capital Safety, Hyperion, Flow Control Group, Charter Next Generation, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics, Geostabilization International, Crosby Group and CHI Overhead Doors. Prior to becoming Co-Head of Americas Private Equity, Mr. Stavros led the Industrials industry team, where he pioneered an innovative employee engagement and ownership model. This approach has been successfully implemented at a number of companies and has positively impacted tens of thousands of employees. Mr. Stavros is the Founder and Chairman of Ownership Works, a non-profit focused on broadening corporate ownership and enhancing the financial resiliency of the workforce. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Stavros was an investor with GTCR Golder Rauner, where he was an investor in the healthcare sector. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry, magna cum laude, from Duke University and an M.B.A. with high distinction, Baker Scholar, from Harvard Business School.
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