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KKR Capstone EMEA head departs

Claus Benkert, who was head of KKR Capstone for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, left the firm in January, a spokesman said.

Details of why Mr. Benkert left or his plans could not be immediately learned.

Juan de Ochoa and Bjorn Ruwald replaced Mr. Benkert as co-heads of EMEA at KKR Capstone, a subsidiary and strategy consulting vehicle for KKR & Co.

Mr. de Ochoa, a managing director, and Mr. Ruwald, director, assumed Mr. Benkert's responsibilities in addition to their existing roles, the spokesman said.