Frequently Asked Questions
Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a leading global investment firm. KKR manages assets through a variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. KKR seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. KKR complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with investors through its client relationships and capital markets platform.
We are not an investment company and therefore we do not calculate net asset values. However, KKR's book value per share is disclosed in our quarterly earnings release.
KKR's Class A common stock, Series A preferred stock and Series B preferred stock are listed and traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbols KKR, KKR PRA and KKR PRB, respectively. The cusip numbers for KKR's common stock, Series A preferred stock and Series B preferred stock are 48251W 104, 48251W 203 and 48251W 302, respectively. Please note certain websites and data providers may use different conventions for the presentation of ticker symbols, in particular for ticker symbols of preferred securities. As a result, you may see different ticker symbols presented for our securities other than the ones provided here.
KKR listed on the NYSE on July 15, 2010. Prior to that, its business was listed on Euronext Amsterdam since October 1, 2009.
An RDU represents the right to receive one new Class A common stock of KKR & Co. Inc. You may cancel your RDUs in exchange for a direct holding of Class A common stock of KKR & Co. Inc. by contacting The Bank of New York Mellon (“BNYM”):
The Bank of New York Mellon
101 Barclay Street, 22 West
New York, New York 10286
Attention: KKR & Co. (Guernsey) L.P.
On July 1, 2018, KKR converted from a Delaware limited partnership to a Delaware corporation, and as such, dividends declared and paid by will be reported to stockholders on Form 1099-DIV. The Schedule K-1s that KKR issued previously as a limited partnership will no longer be issued after March 2019, when final Schedule K-1s will be issued in respect of KKR's final taxable period as a limited partnership ending June 30, 2018.
Schedule K-1s for KKR's final taxable period will become available on the Tax Information page of this website.
Yes. Holders of our common or preferred units will receive a K-1 reflecting his/her share of income, regardless of how long the holding period.
The attached document contains questions and answers that may be useful to you. If your question has not been addressed please contact Investor Relations. Also, may we remind you that we do not provide legal, accounting or tax advice. Investors are encouraged to discuss the tax treatment of holding our units with a professional advisor.
We expect to make quarterly dividends to the holders of our Class A common stock and our preferred stock; however, the actual amount and timing of dividends are at the discretion of our board of directors and compliance with applicable law. When, as, and if declared by our board of directors, dividends on the Series A preferred stock will be payable quarterly on March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15 of each year, at a rate per annum equal to 6.75%. When, as, and if declared by our board of directors, dividends on the Series B preferred stock will be payable quarterly on March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15 of each year, at a rate per annum equal to 6.50%. Dividends on the Series A and Series B preferred stock are non-cumulative. If our board of directors does not declare a dividend before the scheduled record date for any dividend period for any series of our preferred stock, we will not make a dividend in that dividend period, whether or not dividends on any series of preferred stock are declared or paid for any future dividend period.
A schedule of the dividends paid to stockholders is available for viewing on the Dividend History page of this website.
We do not have a dividend re-investment program or a direct stock purchase plan. You may purchase stock directly through your broker.
The transfer agent for KKR's Class A common stock and Series A and Series B preferred stock is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company.
For analyst information, see the Analyst Coverage page on this website.
Documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission are available on the SEC Filings page of this website. Printed 10-K and Annual Reports may be requested by visiting the Annual Reports page.
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