KKR Closes $250 Million Investment in Masan Group and Masan Nutri-Science
Transaction marks KKR's second investment in Masan to accelerate its growth as Vietnam's future consumer champion
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The Transaction's close makes KKR the second largest foreign shareholder of Masan Group, after the funds owned by the
Masan Group will be hosting its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on
KKR invests from its Asian Fund II.
ABOUT MASAN GROUP CORPORATION
Masan Group Corporation ("Masan" and the "Company") believes in doing well by doing good. The Company's mission is to provide better products and services to the 90 million people of
Masan Group's member companies and associates are industry leaders in meat, packaged food and beverage, resources, and financial services, altogether representing segments of Vietnam's economy that are experiencing the most transformational growth.
ABOUT MASAN NUTRI-SCIENCE
Masan Nutri-Science, a subsidiary of Masan Group, is Vietnam's largest fully-integrated ("feed-farm-food" business model) branded meat platform, focused on driving productivity in Vietnam's animal protein industry and ultimately directly serving consumers with traceable, quality and affordable meat products, a
In 2016, Masan Nutri-Science sold over 2.5 million tons of animal feed through its national network of over 4,500 dealers and 13 feed facilities, generating approximately
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages investments across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation at the asset level. KKR invests its own capital alongside its partners' capital and brings opportunities to others through its capital markets business. References to KKR's investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about
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