News Release

Carlyle Appoints David McCann as Interim Global Head of Investor Relations

New York, NY and Washington, DC – Global investment firm Carlyle (Nasdaq: CG) today announced that David McCann has been appointed as Interim Global Head of Investor Relations, effective today, August 10, 2022. Nathan Urquhart has decided to leave the firm to pursue new opportunities professionally and will remain at Carlyle through year-end, working with senior leadership to ensure a smooth transition. 

David, with more than three decades of experience in investment management, joined Carlyle in 2014 and is responsible for building partnerships with our largest LPs across North America.

“David is one of the most seasoned and well-respected investor relations professionals in our industry and has done an exceptional job operating through multiple fundraising cycles and cultivating deep relationships with some of our largest limited partners,” said Carlyle Co-Founder and Interim CEO Bill Conway. “I would like to thank Nathan for his exceptional contributions and dedication to the firm. We are proud of our strong global investor relations team and are confident that under David’s interim leadership the team and platform will continue to adapt and thrive as we seek to further strengthen our LP relationships and raise capital more effectively and efficiently.”  

Prior to joining Carlyle, David was Head of Asset Management Distribution for Credit Suisse Securities (Canada) Inc. Previously, he worked at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board as Vice President and Head of Relationship Investments in Public Markets. Prior to that, David was a Partner at TD Capital and its successor partnership Birch Hill Equity Partners, a mid-market Canadian private equity buyout firm. He has also worked in various senior management roles with The Toronto-Dominion Bank in both the United States and Canada.

David is a graduate of Western University and is Co-Chair of its “Be Extraordinary” $750 million fundraising campaign. He also serves on a number of private and public company boards.

About Carlyle

Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit and Global Investment Solutions. With $376 billion of Assets Under Management as of June 30, 2022, Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which we live and invest. Carlyle employs more than 1,900 people in 26 offices across five continents. Further information is available at Follow Carlyle on Twitter @OneCarlyle.


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