Speaker Bios

John Empson

Head of International Capital Markets, KKR Capital Markets

John Empson (London) is a Member of KKR and joined KKR Capital Markets in 2008. Mr. Empson was with JP Morgan for 21 years and was formerly head of JP Morgan's European leveraged loan capital markets business before joining KKR. He has had long term experience in the European debt markets, in leveraged finance debt origination and structuring, and has worked on some of the largest and most complex debt transactions syndicated in the European market. Mr. Empson has worked with a number of the KKR European Portfolio companies.