TPG Capital, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, The Carlyle Group and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts are highly rated private equity firms, notes Business Insider. Capital raised, leadership and notable deals impact the rating of a private equity firm.
TPG Capital operates in Forth Worth and San Francisco, notes Business Insider. David Bonderman and James Coulter lead the company. Goldman Sachs has a headquarters in New York and has a resume of notable deals involving Burger King, SundGard and Alltell Wireless. The Carlyle Group houses its business in Washington, D.C. Deals for this company include Dunkin Brands and United Defense Industries. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has a headquarters in New York.