BLOOMBERG - Henry Kravis, Still Shaking Wall Street, Steers KKR Into Lending
Stockholders, unlike investors in the firm’s funds, have a stake in the company, whose earnings derive from incentive and management fees the funds generate. Adam Goldman, a managing director at Red Rocks Capital LLC, which owns KKR and Blackstone shares, says Blackstone’s broader business platform gives it an edge over KKR in fund gathering and fee production.
“I like how KKR is diversifying,” says Goldman, who’s based in Golden, Colorado. “We’ll see down the road if this strategy it has embraced is the right one. It’s a marathon.”
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