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New firm brings KKR funds to smaller Canadian investors

Sep 21, 2015 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

U.S. investment giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is betting that smaller Canadian investors want more access to private investments, and it is partnering with a new Toronto firm to test the market.

Cygnus Investment Partners LP will be KKR's distribution ally in Canada, targeting investors who typically wouldn't have enough capital to invest on their own. Cygnus will gather the investments of these smaller accredited investors and institutions and invest in KKR's asset classes, such as ...