Performance Fees for KKR and Carlyle Group in Private Equity Divisions
Performance income of KKR and Carlyle
KKR & Co. (KKR) reported total performance income of $873.3 million in its Private Markets division in 1H17 compared to $214.0 million in 1H16. This substantial rise in the division’s total performance income was mostly due to realized carried interest.
In 1H17, KKR’s Private Markets division generated realized carried interest of $470.8 million. In 1H16, the company’s Private Markets division reported realized carried interest of $398.7 million. This rise in realized carried interest resulted from strong appreciation in the company’s private equity portfolio.
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On the other hand, Carlyle Group’s (CG) Corporate Private Equity division reported total revenues related to performance fees of $987.8 million in 1H17 and $96.6 million in 1H16.
Total revenues on a TTM basis
KKR & Co. (KKR) has reported total revenues of ~$2.8 billion on a trailing-12-month (or TTM) basis. On the other hand, other alternative asset managers (XLF) have reported the following total revenues on a TTM basis:
- Apollo Global Management (APO): ~$2.3 billion
- Blackstone Group (BX): ~$6.5 billion
- Carlyle Group (CG): ~$3.3 billion
Let’s look at the assets under management (or AUM) of alternative and traditional asset managers in the next article of this series.