A Need for Smarter Cities:

Investing in Infrastructure

Infrastructure is vital to economic and social systems because it connects people, goods, and resources. However, the infrastructure in many cities is in desperate need of repair, expansion, or both. Private capital can create solutions-oriented opportunities and play an important role in addressing the infrastructure gap.

Investing in Infrastructure

Investing In Infrastructure

Since 2011, KKR has invested $3.5 billion in numerous infrastructure projects that we believe have the potential to create shared value for both investors and communities. In addition to providing flexible, accessible capital, KKR brings subject matter expertise and efficient management teams to each of these investments.

Promoting Real Estate Development and Improvements

Urbanization is accelerating as more people migrate to cities to pursue jobs and engage in associated lifestyle benefits. KKR has been an investor in commercial and residential buildings for the past six years, including a number of investments that meet societal and environmental needs in their communities around the world. In 2015, a number of the properties in which we invested focused on energy management initiatives under the guidance of KKR Capstone’s energy expert.

Additional Support for Urban Infrastructure

Some of KKR’s portfolio companies, including Gardner Denver, Trainline, and Sonos, are finding innovative ways to support urban infrastructure and provide social benefits to their communities.

Looking Ahead

Barriers to the development, advancement, and fortification of infrastructure are all too common in cities around the world. This challenge provides vast opportunities for improvements and private capital to fund those improvements. KKR aims to continue to bring solutions that not only address these issues but also incorporate responsible management practices.

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Case Study

Ireland Strategic Investment Fund and KKR Credit Joint Venture >

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CITIC: Investing in Innovative Wastewater Treatment >

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Banyan Nation: Supporting Recycling in Indian Cities >

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Case Study

Support for Urban Infrastructure: Gardner Denver, Sonos, and Trainline >

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