The Carlyle Group

Total AUM: $169 Billion
Capital Raised: $25.67 Billion
Headquarters: New York, United States

Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $169 billion of assets under management across 125 funds and 177 fund of funds vehicles. Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 1,625 professionals operating in 35 offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. As one of the largest private equity and alternative investment firms in the world, Carlyle specializes in four key business areas: corporate private equity, real assets, global market strategies, investment solutions, credit and hedge fund investment strategies, as well as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), restructurings and reorganizations, and private placements. Carlyle has invested globally in firms playing across a broad spectrum of verticals including Aerospace, Defense & Government Services; Technology & Business Services; Financial Services; Retail; Consumer Products; Healthcare and telecom and media.