KKR's Sun PIPE May Signal Trend

Louria, Avital
January 2007
Investment Dealers' Digest;1/29/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that KKR's PIPE investment in Sun Microsystems Inc. may be more than a one-off deal. As private equity firms strain to find deals in a competitive market, large private equity-backed PIPE deals may become more common. Sun, which posted annual losses for five years, turned in its first profitable quarter days after the deal's announcement.


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