Overview

CIEP seeks investment opportunities in oil and gas outside North America, notably in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. The primary investment focus is on oil and gas exploration and production (E&P), mid- & downstream, refining and marketing (R&M) and oil field services (OFS).

Carlyle International Energy Partners

Launched in 2013 and with $2.5 billion raised, this fund targets global opportunistic investments in oil and gas outside of North America.  The primary investment focus is on oil and gas exploration and production (E&P), mid- & downstream, refining and marketing (R&M) and oil field services (OFS).

Investment Industry Acquired Status
Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL

Oil and Gas Exploration and Production company focused on offshore Black Sea as well as onshore opportunities in Romania and the region. 

Energy & Power Current
Discover Exploration Limited

Discover Exploration Limited was incorporated in 2012 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Energy & Power Current
HES International B.V.

HES International B.V., a holding company, provides logistical services in ports.

Energy & Power Current
Mazarine Energy B.V.

Mazarine Energy B.V. operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company.

Energy & Power Current
Varo Energy B.V.

Oil & gas platform containing refining, marketing and storage businesses

Energy & Power Current

Established in May 2013, the CIEP team focuses on oil and gas exploration and production mid- & downstream, refining and marketing and oil field services in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. The CIEP team focuses on transactions where it has a distinctive competitive advantage and can create tangible value for companies in which it invests, through industry specialization, deployment of human capital and access to The Carlyle Group’s global network. The team operates primarily from offices in London while leveraging Carlyle’s local offices to pursue opportunities across Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America and is reinforced by The Carlyle Group’s regional fund teams and global investment professionals.

Team Member Title Location Industry
Bendik Dahle Associate London, UK Energy & Power
Joost Droge Managing Director Energy & Power
Eric Faillenet Director London, UK Energy & Power
Claudiu Floroaie Senior Associate London, UK Energy & Power
Guido Funes Nova Director London, UK Energy & Power
Kenneth A. Hersh Operating Executive Energy & Power
Andrew Lester Associate Director London, UK Energy & Power
Bob Maguire Managing Director London, UK Energy & Power
Giacomo Rossi Associate Director London, UK Energy & Power
Yohan Sanmugam Senior Associate London, UK Energy & Power
Parminder Singh Associate Director London, UK Energy & Power
Paddy Spink Senior Advisor London, UK Energy & Power
Andreas Theilgaard Senior Associate London, UK Energy & Power
Marcel van Poecke Fund Head Energy & Power
Alix Tumilty Whent Associate London, UK Energy & Power