KKR Expands MENA Team

Sep 18 2008 | 10:34am ET

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has appointed Makram Azar as managing director and head of Middle East and North Africa. Azar will be tasked to develop the distribution of KKR products in the region and source opportunities for private equity and infrastructure transactions in selected situations.

He will also explore global co-investment opportunities with MENA institutions.

“This is a key region for KKR and will further extend our global reach and resources,” said co-founders Henry Kravis and George Roberts.

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