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.

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Tom Gentile
Tom Gentile
Tom Gentile is a founding partner with BeaconCFO Plus who has created successful business solutions for companies across multiple manufacturing industries.  He has extensive experience in strategic planning, turnaround management, working capital/cash flow improvement, acquisitions and procurement.  Tom regularly speaks to groups of business owners providing advice to improve their ability to generate cash flow.