KKR’s Green Portfolio Program Surpasses $900 Million in Financial Impact While Improving Environmental Performance of Private

  KKR’s Green Portfolio Program Surpasses $900 Million in Financial Impact
  While Improving Environmental Performance of Private Equity Portfolio

Reporting Portfolio Companies Avoid More Than 1.8 Million Metric Tons of
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and 19.5 Million Cubic Meters of Water Use Since 2008

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 17, 2013

KKR (NYSE:KKR), a leading global investment firm, today announced the fifth
year of results from its Green Portfolio Program (GPP): an estimated $917
million in cost savings and added revenue and more than 1.8 million metric
tons of GHGs avoided between 2008 and 2012.

The GPP is an operational improvement program that uses an “environmental
lens” to assess critical business activities of KKR’s participating private
equity portfolio companies. Launched in partnership with Environmental Defense
Fund (EDF) in 2008, the GPP’s financial impact is a direct result of energy
and water efficiency efforts, operational improvements, and better waste
handling across 19 portfolio companies reporting into the program.

“The continued impact that we see as a result of this program represents a
significant achievement for our private equity portfolio companies, our firm,
and our investment partners,” said Henry Kravis, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, KKR.
“Working with Environmental Defense Fund to improve our portfolio companies’
environmental performance, we’ve shown that responsible investing can also be
smart investing. We are working to change how companies do business, helping
them save money through efficiencies while improving the environment and
positively impacting the communities where they operate.”

In addition to achieving an estimated $917 million in financial impact, the
GPP participants have avoided more than 1.8 million metric tons of GHGs, 19.5
million cubic meters of water use, and 4.7 million tons of waste, while also
recycling more than 1 million tons of waste since 2008. Put in context, this
is the same as being able to power 192,500 homes and drive 104,600 cars for a
year, fill more than 7,700 Olympic-sized swimming pools, and fill 335,300
garbage trucks.

"Nearing $1 billion in financial impact from environmental efforts is a
powerful way to mark the fifth anniversary of the partnership between KKR and
EDF,” said Fred Krupp, President of EDF. “More importantly, today’s
announcement demonstrates that environmental management has become a core part
of KKR’s investment model and is taking root as a new best practice for value
creation across the private equity industry."

Since the GPP was launched in 2008, 25 portfolio companies across North
America, Europe and Asia have participated in the program with 24 companies
enrolled currently and 19 of those companies reporting results this year.

Companies reporting include Accellent, A.T.U., Bharti Infratel, Biomet,
Dalmia, Del Monte Foods, Dollar General, First Data, HCA, Oriental Brewery,
Pets at Home, Sealy, SunGard, Tarkett, TDC A/S, US Foods, Van Gansewinkel
Groep, Visant, and Wild Flavors. Companies engaged in the program, but not yet
reporting results include BIS Industries Limited, Capsugel, Kion Group, MMI,
and Versatel.

For more on KKR’s Green Portfolio Program and the participating private equity
portfolio companies visit www.green.kkr.com.

About KKR

Founded in 1976 and led byHenry KravisandGeorge Roberts, KKR is a leading
global investment firm with$83.5 billionin assets under management as
ofJune 30, 2013. With offices around the world,KKR manages assets through a
variety of investment funds and accounts covering multiple asset classes. KKR
seeks to create value by bringing operational expertise to its portfolio
companies and through active oversight and monitoring of its investments. KKR
complements its investment expertise and strengthens interactions with fund
investors through its client relationships and capital markets platform.KKR &
Co. L.P.is publicly traded on theNew York Stock Exchange(NYSE:KKR), and
"KKR," as used in this release, includes its subsidiaries, their managed
investment funds and accounts, and/or their affiliated investment vehicles, as
appropriate. For additional information, please visit KKR's website

For additional information on KKR’s Green Portfolio Program visit
To watch KKR’s video on creating sustainable value visit
To read KKR’s annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and
Citizenship report visit www.kkresg.com


Ali Hartman, 212-519-1638
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