Maia Financial to Welcome KKR and HPS as Majority Shareholders

Today, we are pleased to announce that HPS and KKR will become the majority shareholders of Maia Financial, subject to FIRB and other regulatory approvals. HPS and KKR are two leading investment firms which have been involved in the business since 2015 and are committed to supporting Maia Financial as it continues to grow.

HPS and KKR bring strong global and local expertise and resources to Maia Financial. The change in ownership will enhance the business' ability to continue to meet the growing needs of our clients well into the future.

Stafford Hamilton, CEO of Maia Financial said, “KKR and HPS have been involved in the Maia Financial business for many years and we welcome their continued support as majority owners. By partnering with these two leading investment firms we will be able to benefit from their financial, strategic and operational capabilities, which will be pivotal to powering the next stage of our growth.”

It will remain business as usual here at Maia Financial and there will be no change to how we interact with our funders, clients and other external parties.

Maia Financial owns an equity stake in Credabl, a specialist lender providing finance solutions to the healthcare professional market. Stafford Hamilton is also the CEO of Credabl.

It is expected that the transaction will close in a few months and we will provide further updates in due course.

 

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About Maia Financial

Maia Financial is a leading, independent asset financier with more than 30 years’ experience funding more than $6.5 billion of diverse assets. We create and provide innovative and flexible finance solutions to healthcare and educational institutions, government bodies, and corporates across Australia and New Zealand. We combine a deep understanding of our clients and their industries, with a flexible product offering, to construct solutions for our clients’ particular finance needs. This includes financing specialised asset types which form an intrinsic part of our clients’ operations.

For more information, please visit www.maiafinancial.com.au

About KKR

KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, credit and real assets, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns for its fund investors by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside the capital it manages for fund investors and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR’s investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit KKR’s website at www.kkr.com and on Twitter @KKR_Co.

About HPS Investment Partners

HPS Investment Partners is a leading global investment firm that seeks to provide creative capital solutions and generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its clients. HPS manages various strategies across the capital structure that include syndicated leveraged loans and high yield bonds to privately negotiated senior secured debt and mezzanine investments, asset-based leasing and private equity. The scale and breadth of HPS’s platform offers the flexibility for it to invest in companies large and small, through standard or customized solutions. At its core, HPS shares a common thread of intellectual rigor and discipline that enables it to create value for its clients, who have entrusted HPS with over $62 billion of assets under management as of July 2020.

For more information, please visit www.hpspartners.com   

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