Russell C. Farscht

New York, NY
Technology & Business Services
Telecom & Media
Business Segment
Corporate Private Equity
Asset Class

Russell C. Farscht is a Managing Director of the The Carlyle Group where he focuses on investment opportunities in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology (“TMT”) sectors.  Mr. Farscht is based in New York. 

Since joining The Carlyle Group in 2001, Mr. Farscht has been actively involved with the firm’s investments in Getty Images, The Nielsen Company, Insight Communications, PanAmSat and Dex Media. 

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Farscht worked in the Investment Banking Division at Salomon Smith Barney.

Mr. Farscht received a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated magna cum laude. 

Mr. Farscht is a member of the Board of Directors of Getty Images and Diamond Communications.