Wednesday, 1 April 2015
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May 18 2009 | 9:46am ET
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has appointed Ford Fraker, the former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and former chairman of private investment banking firm Trinity Group, as a senior advisor to the firm.
Fraker will work closely with Makram Azar, head of Middle East and North Africa to look for investment opportunities in the region and foster relationships with investors worldwide.
“With more than 30 years of experience as a Middle East commercial and investment banker and, until recently, forging public policy and diplomacy in the Middle East, Ambassador Fraker is an important addition to our leadership team in the region,” said Henry Kravis and George Roberts, co-founders of KKR.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…