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Iñaki Cobo Bachiller Joins KKR to Lead European Healthcare Franchise

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 12 ottobre 2017

madridMadrid. KKR today announced the appointment of Iñaki Cobo Bachiller as a Member from 1 January 2018. Iñaki will lead the healthcare franchise for Europe, Africa and the Middle East and will lead KKR’s Private Equity business in Spain. Iñaki joins KKR from CVC Capital Partners, where he was a Senior Managing Director. Iñaki has 20 years of private equity investment experience in healthcare and in Spain with €3 billion of equity invested in 14 transactions.Iñaki will be part of KKR EMEA’s senior private equity team of six partners and ten Directors and follows the earlier appointment of Tim Franks as a Member, Head of EMEA Consumer & Retail and Head of UK. Led by Johannes Huth for nearly 20 years, the European senior team has on average 18 years of experience in private equity. Over the last years, several executives who have been with KKR for more than 15 years have become partner in the European team, including Jonathan Smidt, Mattia Caprioli and Philipp Freise. The full European PE team has 60 professionals dedicated to monitoring and sourcing investments across Europe.Johannes Huth, Member and Head of KKR Europe, Africa and the Middle East said: “I am delighted to welcome Iñaki to the KKR European private equity team. Iñaki further bolsters the depth and experience of our senior European team, both in healthcare and in our regional coverage. KKR has a long history of successfully investing in healthcare, ranging from hospitals and pharmacies to medical devices and specialty pharmaceuticals. Iñaki’s expertise and experience in that sector will be a great asset to the team. Our firm also has demonstrated a strong commitment to Spain, investing more than $4.7 billion since 2010 across different asset classes, including private equity, infrastructure, real estate and credit.” KKR has been present in Europe for 20 years and in that timeframe, KKR private equity has invested approximately $20 billion in more than 55 major European companies.

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