KKR Selling More Equity

Posted by Bull Bear Trader | 4/04/2008 07:56:00 AM | | 0 comments »

KKR Financial Holdings is selling shares in an attempt to meet $3.5 billion in obligations to holders of its commercial paper. KKR invested in Alt-A loans (between prime and subprime), funding those purchases largely with commercial paper. When the commercial paper market dried up, KKR began restructuring debt, thereby explaining the current issue of equity.

Ticker: KFN