KKR’s $500 Million Senior Notes Offering


Simpson Thacher represented KKR in connection with the issuance of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.75% Senior Notes due 2029 by KKR Group Finance Co. VI LLC, an indirect finance subsidiary of KKR & Co. Inc.

KKR intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand, to redeem all of its 6.735% Senior Notes due 2020 and pay the related redemption premium and all fees and related expenses.

The Simpson Thacher team for the transaction included Joe Kaufman (Picture), John O’Connell, Davis Mahon and Jaime Picano (Capital Markets); Katharine Moir and Morgan Otway (Tax); and Jeanne Annarumma (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits). Summer Associate Sydney Mark provided valuable assistance.

Involved fees earner: Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joseph Kaufman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Davis Mahon – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sydney Mark – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katharine Moir – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Morgan Otway – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; John O’Connell – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jaime Picano – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: KKR;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti