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Updated Sep 23, 2021

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4.3
89%
Recommend to a Friend
99%
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KKR Co-Chairman and Co-CEO Henry R. Kravis
Henry R. Kravis
95 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, colleagues and salary(in 13 reviews)

  • "Very smart people and good work culture(in 13 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Also literally everything is a fire drill - zero work life balance(in 21 reviews)

  • "long hours, you should be careful(in 18 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Experience

      Sep 23, 2021 - Internship in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Worked with several teams across investment / data operations, treasury, accounting, etc - Great culture - In-house kitchen with free meals everyday

      Cons

      - Some of the projects were dull and never came to fruition

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Superb growth and advancements opportunities

      Sep 20, 2021 - Fund Accounting Manager in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      awesome and supportive team challenging and thought-provoking work enviornment lots of meritocracy competitive pay and the benefits are really nice

      Cons

      the hours can be a little long during certain times of the year but nothing like public accounting. I probably do 45-50 hour weeks with 3-4 60-65 hour weeks a year.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Analyst at KKR

      Aug 27, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The luxury, pay and perks.

      Cons

      Over wheeling time commitments. Can’t do anything but this job

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Toxic Environment

      Aug 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Semi-stable employment during economic downturns

      Cons

      Extremely toxic environment where we were literally told not to make eye contact with executives in the hallways - can't even make something like that up. Copious amounts of red tape and hurdles to go through in order to do the most basic of actions.

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      1 person found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Ambitious and fast-pace

      Jul 8, 2021 - Technology Project Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Empowering, high standard, interesting business, interactive

      Cons

      A lot of moving parts in the business, below average work-life balance

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Jun 14, 2021 - Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Culture is good to work

      Cons

      Long hours and busy days

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Smart people

      May 10, 2021 - Principal in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Smart people, great place to work

      Cons

      Huge organization, too much politics and hierarchy

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great culture and values

      Apr 21, 2021 - Director 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great people, good pay, growing firm

      Cons

      Opaque pay structure, not spreading economics broadly

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for

      Apr 24, 2021 - Principal in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Prestige, smart colleagues, interesting deals

      Cons

      Long hours, work life balance

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Firm

      Apr 8, 2021 - Principal in New York, NY
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      it is a great firm to work with. Excellent culture, good comp

      Cons

      some of the processes is old and change management can be tricky to implement

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