KKR Gambles on Spain From New Headquarters in Madrid

3/02/2014 – ExpansionPro

After 4 years of activity in Spain, KKR lands permanently in Madrid. (…) Its executive director, Jesús Olmos, stresses out that during this time the company conducted all types of investment throughout the country, i.e. the acquisition of 49.9% of Port Aventura. (…).

KKR makes the investments dependent on the emerging opportunities. During the last 2 years the company put 1.200 million Euros into the Spanish market and the budget is open for this and the following years. (…) The company holds a part of parking firm Saba, together with CaixaBank and Torreal.

The opportunity search can be now conducted from the heart of Madrid, its new premises on the Ortega y Gasset Street. This branch adds to 15 other subsidaries that the company runs all around the world, in the New York, London, Hong Kong or Sao Paulo among others. (…).

Original article: ExpansiónPro (S. Saiz. Monday, February 3rd, 2014, Expansión, pp 9)

Translation: AURA REE

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