KKR (KKR +0.5%) is working with a Centerview Partners private equity fund run by former Gillette...

|By:, SA News Editor

KKR (KKR +0.5%) is working with a Centerview Partners private equity fund run by former Gillette CEO James Kilts and Vestar Capital Partners in its attempt to buy Del Monte Foods (DLM +5.6%), Bloomberg reports. KKR and Del Monte are aiming to reach an agreement as soon as today, though negotiations may stretch another few days.