The Long Hold

KKR sees long-duration assets as source of stability in uncertain times

The core PE strategy, which since inception has earned a 26% gross IRR, oversaw $32bn of assets at the end of March. This is set to grow as KKR wrap ups Fund II, targeted at $16bn.

Red Iron, formed by ex-Accel-KKR execs, offers long-hold flexibility in debut fund

Managers have made use of the secondaries market for longer holds, but a few have built such flexibility into the structures of their funds.

KKR eyes $16bn for second long-duration fund

If KKR succeeds in closing at $16bn, it will have raised the market’s single largest long-life vehicle to date.

Brookfield to enter growing ranks of long-duration investors

The goal, Brookfield said, is to provide for stable and predictable cash flows and market leadership positions that result in “compounding returns over a longer timeframe.”

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Ownership periods, a defining characteristic of private equity, are getting a fresh look. With increasing frequency, GPs are looking not only to extend asset holds but to structure funds with the explicit mission of pursuing longer-term opportunities. In this collection, you can find our continuously updated news, analysis and perspective on this potentially transformational force in private investment.

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