Corporate Private Equity

Mexico Buyout

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The Carlyle Mexico Buyout team invests in private and publicly owned high growth businesses, opportunistic restructurings and NAFTA companies in Carlyle's core industries.

Carlyle Mexico Partners

Launched in 2005 at $134 million, this fund invests in private and publicly owned high growth businesses, opportunistic restructurings and NAFTA companies in Mexico in Carlyle's core industries.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
Arabela Holding, S.A. de C.V.

Arabela Holding, S.A. de C.V. is a direct seller of fragrances, beauty and personal care products, home goods and novelty items in Mexico.

Consumer & Retail Sep 2007 Current
Hispanic Teleservices Corporation

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Hispanic Teleservices Corporation was a provider of outsourced contact center services primarily to U.S. corporations serving the U.S. Hispanic market.

Telecom & Media Dec 2005 Exited
Universidad Latinoamericana, S.C.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Universidad Latinoamericana was a for-profit university with four campuses in the Mexico City Metropolitan area and Cuernavaca, Morelos.

Dec 2005 Exited
IHS Global S.A.P.I. de C.V.

IHS Global S.A.P.I. de C.V. is a manufacturer and distributor of healthy snack foods.

Consumer & Retail Jul 2010 Current
Maxi Prenda, S.A. de C.V.

Maxi Prenda, S.A. de C.V. is a Mexico-based short-term lender and provider of credit services.

Financial Services May 2009 Exited