A boyish 43 years old, Iftikar Ahmed ticked every box of the immigrant success story, going from Harvard Business School to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and then landing as a partner at one of the oldest venture-capital firms in the country.
KKR & Co. is nearing a deal to acquire insurance broker USI Insurance Services for about $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The deal would value closely held USI at about $4 billion including debt, the people said.
On a warm October day in 2014, envoys from 15 of America's wealthiest families gathered at Circle T, Ross Perot Jr.'s 2.500-acre ranch outside Dallas. Skeet-shooting was on the agenda, but the real purpose of the two-day retreat was for the families to get acquainted and eventually team up to pursue investments.