“Our purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of an array of global investors, many of whom are public pensioners. We work for our investors.”

Kewsong Lee & Glenn YoungkinCo-Chief Executive Officers

The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with $224 billion of assets under management across 374 investment 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 1,775 professionals operating in 32 offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia.

We Work For Our Investors
More than 2,600 investors from 94 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, middle market & growth
  • Real Assets  real estate, infrastructure and energy and renewable resources
  • Global Credit  distressed & special situations, direct lending, energy credit, loans & structured credit and opportunistic 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, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation

Impact — Executive Operations Group

  • 45-person team of Operating Executives, Senior Advisors and Operating Advisors – C-level executives and sector specialists
  • Advise Carlyle professionals through the investment process, from sourcing deals, conducting diligence, managing companies and exiting transactions

Data — Portfolio Intelligence

  • Global portfolio of 267 companies and more than 358 active real estate investments as of December 31, 2019 generates real-time, actionable data
  • Incorporate proprietary analysis of data into investment, operational and exit decisions