KKR strengthens presence in the Nordics with Stockholm office

Global investment firm KKR has announced the opening of a new office in Stockholm, Sweden, reflecting its growth ambitions for the region. 

The office will represent all KKR's investment platforms, including real estate.

‘Over the last 20 years, we have built strong operations across Europe,’ said Johannes Huth, partner and head of KKR EMEA, and Philipp Freise, partner and co-head of European Private Equity at KKR. ‘The opening of the Stockholm office further confirms our long-standing commitment to the Nordic region and underlines KKR’s unique strength, combining local presence with our global network and resources.’

Hans Arstad, director at KKR who will lead the Stockholm office, said: ‘The Nordic region is a core focus of our European investment activities. We will continue to support Nordic entrepreneurs, companies and management teams with a strong, global network, deep sector expertise and targeted growth acquisitions. We will also specifically focus on investments in companies advancing solutions to global environmental and sustainability challenges, which has been a core investment theme for us.’

Carl Lithander, managing director at KKR in the Client and Partner Group, will also relocate to Stockholm and will continue to lead fundraising activities and engagement with Nordic investors for the global KKR platform.

Stockholm marks KKR’s ninth office in Europe and the Middle East, in addition to Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, Dublin, Luxembourg, London, Dubai and Riyadh. KKR’s Stockholm office will be located at Birger Jarlsgatan 15.


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