About Carlyle - Overview

About Carlyle - Overview

The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $178 billion of assets under management across 125 funds and 164 fund of funds vehicles. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 1,650 professionals operating in 36 offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia.

We Work For Our Investors
More than 1,700 investors from 79 countries rely on Carlyle to achieve premium returns on their invested capital. Our investors range from public and private pension funds to wealthy individuals and families to sovereign wealth funds, unions and corporations. Through an array of products and geographic specific-funds, we work to meet the dynamic needs of the world’s most sophisticated investors.

Four Business Segments

  • Corporate Private Equity  buyout and growth capital
  • Real Assets  real estate, infrastructure and energy and renewable resources
  • Global Market Strategies  distressed and corporate opportunities, corporate mezzanine, energy mezzanine, hedge funds and structured credit
  • Investment Solutions  gives investors access to the large and complex universe of alternative investment strategies — private equity and real estate 

Carlyle Creates Value
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.

Reach — One Carlyle Global Network

Expertise — Deep Industry Knowledge

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

Impact — Executive Operations Group

  • 28-person team of Operating Executive Consultants  C-Level executives and sector specialists with an average of over 40 years' experience
  • Advise Carlyle professionals through the investment process, from sourcing deals, conducting diligence, managing companies and exiting transactions

Data — Portfolio Intelligence

  • Global portfolio of more than 275 companies and more than 250 active real estate investments as of March 31, 2016 generates real-time, actionable data
  • Incorporate proprietary analysis of data into investment, operational and exit decisions