Henry Kravis is one of the founders of Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts, one of the largest global investment firms with approximately $130 billion under management. The Firm was founded in 1976. Portfolio companies in its private equity funds generate over $200 billion in annual revenues and employ about 720,000 people.
In this interview, Kravis discusses the future of private equity investing, touching on topics such as
- How disruptive technologies can be both a threat and provide promise to private equity firms
- Going public versus remaining as a “unicorn company” and
- The impact of talent evaluation on the success of private equity firms
Kravis’ comments provide excellent insight into where private equity investing may be headed.