KPS creates value for its investors by working constructively with talented management teams to make businesses better, and generates investment returns by structurally improving the strategic position, competitiveness and profitability of its portfolio companies, rather than primarily relying on financial leverage.
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KPS creates new companies to acquire assets or businesses from large corporations, businesses owned by families or entrepreneurs, and businesses presented for sale in connection with financial restructurings, including companies owned by former creditor groups. KPS then seeks to transform these businesses into independent, world-class, industry-leading enterprises by structurally improving their strategic position, competitiveness and profitability.
KPS is a creative and trustworthy counterpart, capable of moving quickly, efficiently and confidentially. KPS’ extensive track record demonstrates its ability to execute highly complex transactions on a global scale, and successfully operate large manufacturing and industrial companies. KPS takes pride in its constructive approach with all stakeholders, including management teams, employees, customers, vendors and the communities in which its companies do business.
KPS owns and invests in a small number of portfolio companies and each investment is critical to the Firm’s success. KPS establishes true partnerships with its portfolio company management teams, who share in any wealth creation resulting from its investments.
KPS holds itself, its portfolio companies and their employees to the highest standards of ethical and principled conduct.