KKR’s €650 Million Notes Offering


Simpson Thacher represented KKR in connection with the issuance of €650 million aggregate principal amount of 1.625% Senior Notes due 2029 by KKR Group Finance Co. V LLC, an indirect finance subsidiary of KKR & Co. Inc.

KKR intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including to fund potential acquisitions and investments in Europe. This is the first euro notes offering by KKR.

The Simpson Thacher team for the transaction included Joe Kaufman (Picture), John O’Connell and Davis Mahon (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;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: KKR;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti