The Carlyle Edge

The Carlyle Edge

How Carlyle Creates Value

Value creation is at the core of our existence. We invest in assets, work to make them better and seek to sell them for a profit. Carlyle uses its One Carlyle global network, deep industry knowledge, Executive Operations Group and portfolio intelligence to create and execute a customized value creation plan for each of our corporate private equity and real asset investments. Our success helps investors achieve their goals, such as state pension funds working to secure the retirements of millions of public employees.


One Carlyle Global Network

  • More than 700 investment professionals on six continents with local knowledge and relationships
  • Our professionals work together across funds, industries and geographies to help colleagues


Deep Industry Knowledge

  • Invest in sectors we know, and value depth over breadth
  • Sector specialties: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy & power, financial services, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation


Portfolio Intelligence

  • Global portfolio of more than 275 companies and 200 active real estate investments generates real time, actionable data
  • Incorporate proprietary analysis of data into investment, operational and exit decisions


Executive Operations Group

  • 25-person team of Operating Executives — C-Level executives and sector specialists with an average of more than 40 years’ experience
  • Advise Carlyle professionals through the investment process, from sourcing deals, conducting diligence, managing companies and exiting transactions


ARINC Value Creation

Leveraging its deep knowledge of the aerospace industry, Carlyle helped transform ARINC into a stronger and better-focused company committed to constant innovation and quality products and service.


Value Creation: The Role of Operating Executives

Thomas W. Rabaut, member of Carlyle's Executive Operations Group discusses The Carlyle Edge.

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