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

Black Sea Oil & Gas SRL is a Romania based independent oil and gas company, targeting exploration and development of conventional oil & gas resources.

Energy & Power Current
Discover Exploration Limited

Discover Exploration Limited is an exploration-focused oil and gas venture targeting high-impact deepwater areas.

Energy & Power Current
HES International B.V.

HES International B.V. is a platform that was created to invest in liquid and dry bulk storage terminals in Europe and other jurisdictions.

Energy & Power Current
Mazarine Energy B.V.

Mazarine Energy B.V. is a Netherlands based independent oil and gas company, targeting development and production of conventional oil & gas resources.

Energy & Power Current
Varo Energy B.V.

Varo Energy B.V. is a midstream and downstream energy company that refines, stores, and distributes oil products across North West Europe.

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
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