KKR Hires Bachiller To Lead EMEA Healthcare Franchise

Oct 11 2017 | 3:37pm ET

Fresh of the close of a new $1.1 billion CMBS fund, global private equity giant KKR has named former CVC Capital Partners executive Iñaki Cobo Bachiller to lead the company’s healthcare franchise in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. 

In his new role, Bachiller will be part of KKR EMEA’s senior private equity team, according to a statement, and will lead KKR’s private equity business in Spain. He will join the firm effective at the start of next year. 

Bachiller brings 20 years of private equity investment experience in healthcare and in Spain to his new position. Prior to joining KKR, he was a senior managing director for CVC Capital Partners, where he was a senior member of the company’s healthcare team. Beforehand, he was s credit risk analyst for Santander.

Spain has been a key area for KKR in recent years, with the company investing more than $4.7 billion since 2010 in private equity, infrastructure, real estate and credit transactions, the statement added.

KKR has invested approximately $20 billion in more than 55 major European companies over the past twenty years. Founded in 1976, the company as a whole manages around $130 billion across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit and hedge funds. 

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