KKR has announced the closing of KKR Americas XII Fund, a $13.9 billion fund.

The fund will focus on investments in the United States, Canada and Mexico in seven industries, including healthcare.

KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.) was founded in 1976. Based in New York, the firm prefers to invest in a range of debt and public equity investing and may co-invest, seeking a controlling ownership of a company or a strategic minority positions.

Learn more about KKR and other leading PE firms that invest in healthcare here.