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Vol. 05 , No. 04   


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The Heart of the Deal: LBOs and Corporate America
GEORGE ROBERTS '66 P'93
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1989 4:00 p.m., McKENNA AUDITORIUM

George Roberts, founding partner in the investment banking firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., delivers a talk entitled "The Heart of the Deal: LBOs and Corporate America," on Thursday, November 2, at 4:00 p.m. in McKenna Auditorium.

Roberts graduated cum laude from Claremont McKenna College in 1966, and earned his law degree from Hastings School of Law. In 1976 Roberts, Henry Kravis '67, and Jerome Kohlberg left Bear Stearns & Co. to form Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. KKR has since become the world's leading specialist in leveraged buyouts. Among KKR's major acquisitions are Safeway Stores, Duracell Batteries, Beatrice Foods, Motel 6, and R.J. Reynolds/Nabisco.

Roberts is a trustee of Claremont McKenna College.