Michael Hart

New York, NY
Business Segment
Global Credit

Michael Hart is a Managing Director of Carlyle and Head of Direct Lending. He serves as CEO of TCG BDC, Inc. (“CGBD”) and NF Investment Corp. (“NFIC”).  He also serves as a director and chairman of the Investment Committee for CGBD and NFIC. Mr. Hart has over 26 years of capital markets, corporate finance, M&A, risk management, accounting and managerial experience. 

Prior to joining Carlyle in 2014, Mr. Hart was a Managing Director in the Financial Markets Advisory group at BlackRock Solutions, where he served as co-head of the U.S. advisory practice and was a member of the BlackRock Solutions Operating Committee. Prior to joining BlackRock Solutions, Mr. Hart spent 12 years with Morgan Stanley where his responsibilities included Global Co-Head of Leveraged and Acquisition Finance, Global Head of Loan Products Group and Co-Chairman of the Firm's Capital Commitment Committee.

Prior to business school, Mr. Hart was a Certified Public Accountant with the Firm of Ernst & Whinney. Mr. Hart graduated with a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Duquesne University and received his MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.