Simpson, Cravath, Bredin in KKR tie-up

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Cravath Swaine & Moore and Bredin Prat scored lead roles on Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’ (KKR) merger with KKR Private Equity Investors (KPE). KKR instructed longstanding adviser Simpson Thacher, with New York partner Alan Klein leading.

Paris-based Bredin Prat ­partner Benjamin Kanovitch advised KPE’s directors. Cravath New York partner Sarkis ­Jebejian advised the fund.