KKR Real Estate Partners Americas II’s $2 Billion Fundraising

Simpson Thacher represented KKR in connection with the establishment of KKR Real Estate Partners Americas II (“REPA II”), a $2 billion fund dedicated to value-add and opportunistic real estate investments primarily in the U.S.

REPA II is the successor fund to KKR Real Estate Partners Americas, KKR’s first dedicated real estate fund, which completed fundraising in late 2013 with $1.5 billion in capital commitments.

The Simpson Thacher team included Jason Herman (Picture), Peter Vassilev, Kyndra Adair, Deborah Gruen, John Tracy, Jessie Chen and Robert Yu (Funds – New York); Gareth Earl and Amy Fox (Funds – London); Marcy Geller, Joseph Tootle and Jasmine Hay (Tax); Jeanne Annarumma (ERISA); and Jennie Getsin (Blue Sky). Counsel Steven Homan and Associates Will Clayton, Doug Brown, Chuan Liu, Lanna Lan, Ari Pruzansky and Rob Meyer provided invaluable assistance.

 

Involved fees earner: Jason Herman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Peter Vassilev – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kyndra Jamison Adair – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Deborah Gruen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; John Tracy – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jessie Chen – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gareth Earl – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Amy Fox – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Steven Homan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; William Clayton – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Doug Brown – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Marcy Geller – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joseph Tootle – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jasmine Hay – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennie Getsin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: KKR;