Empson quits JP Morgan’s leveraged finance team for KKR

John Empson, who was a managing director in JP Morgan’s leveraged finance team in London, has left the bank to join US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, EuroWeek hears.

  • 04 Apr 2008

Empson, who had been with JP Morgan for close to 21 years, resigned last week and is on gardening leave. Sources at JP Morgan confirmed he was set to take up a job with KKR.

EuroWeek understands that at KKR, Empson will focus on building the private equity firm’s ...

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