NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (together with its affiliates, "KKR")
today announced the appointment of Henry McVey as Managing Director and
Head of Global Macro & Asset Allocation. Mr. McVey, who will be based in
New York, will help KKR and its clients assess global macro issues and
trends across all of its investment disciplines, including private
equity, hedge funds and public investing. Over time, Henry will help the
firm build out its global macro and tactical asset allocation business.
Henry McVey (Photo: Business Wire)
Henry R. Kravis and George R. Roberts, Co-Chairmen and Co-Chief
Executive Officers of KKR, stated: "At any given time, we have a diverse
portfolio that offers unique insight into the business environment, and
we believe we can better harness the data and trends we are seeing
through our firm's various investment strategies. Henry McVey has the
right skills, expertise and investment acumen to help us better mine the
data and trends we are seeing, which will, in turn, open up new market
opportunities for KKR and its clients. His work will inform our
investment processes across the firm while also adding a macro and asset
allocation investing capability."
Mr. McVey has 17 years of investment experience. Prior to joining KKR,
he was Managing Director and Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation
for Morgan Stanley Investment Management ("MSIM"). At MSIM, he held lead
portfolio management responsibilities and oversight of $8 billion in
tactical asset allocation and global macro-related products. From 2007
to 2009, McVey was a Portfolio Manager for Fortress Investment Group
LLC, focusing on global equities. Prior to Fortress, he was Morgan
Stanley's Chief U.S. Investment Strategist, during which time he was
ranked Greenwich Associate's #1 U.S. Portfolio Strategy Analyst in 2005
and #2 in 2006 and Institutional Investor's All-America Portfolio
Strategy Research runner-up.
Henry first joined Morgan Stanley in 1993 as a Research Associate. After
completing his M.B.A. in 1997, he returned as a Senior Analyst covering
financial institutions, ranking Institutional Investor's #1 All-America
Research Brokers & Asset Managers analyst from 2000 to 2003.
Henry is a board member at the TEAK Fellowship and serves on the
investment committees for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and
St. Christopher's School. He also serves on the advisory board to the
Jefferson Scholarship at the University of Virginia. Henry holds a B.A.
from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of
the University of Pennsylvania.
Founded in 1976 and led by Henry Kravis and George Roberts, KKR is a
leading global investment firm with $61.0 billion in assets under
management as of March 31, 2011. With 14 offices around the world, 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 platforms. KKR is publicly
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:KKR). For additional
information, please visit KKR's website at www.kkr.com.
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Kristi Huller, 212-230-9722
Source: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.
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