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It has been suggested that Private Equity firm KKR is responsible for #CafeCoffeDay founder #VGSiddhartha's suicide.

The firm has come under scanner in our research in many aspects of National Security as well.

Here is a thread on the various operations of KKR in India
As per the report MO of foreign PE firms like KKR is to borrow money from Indian Banks at 8-9% and then lend it to Indian businesses at a whopping 20-25% - the high rates of interest makes it difficult for native business to survive or remain profitable to repay the lenders.
KKR is the second largest foreign PE investor in #CCD with 6.07% (1.28 crore shares) after selling approx 4.25% in Feb 2018, making at the time 10.3%. Foreign investors together hold 22.35% stake in #CafeCoffeeDay valued at Rs 724 crore.
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Ram Madhav, Shashi Tharoor & the CIA
One of the main sponsors & partners of #UKIndiaWeek2019 is Kohlberg Kravis Roberts aka KKR - the same firm who holds a considerable stake in NXP Semiconductors whose chips were imported for EVMs in India. Former CIA Director General Petraeus is the Chairman of KKR Institute.
In 80.1% stake in NXP Semiconductors were sold to a consortium of private equity investors including Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) - which is Chaired by Former CIA Director General Petraeus whose chips ECI imported for EVMs used in current elections.…
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