The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group is an American multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services corporation.

Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of our investors, portfolio companies, and communities.

The Carlyle Group was founded in 1987 by William E. Conway Jr., Daniel A. D'Aniello, and David Rubenstein. The firm is headquartered in Washington, DC, with 31 offices on six continents.


Carlyle is primarily Focused on leveraged buyouts, venture & growth capital, real estate and leveraged finance investments. Carlyle is organized into four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions.


Carlyle has raised $4.6B for its second credit fund on Apr 06, 2022. The fund will provide debt financing to companies, including family-owned businesses and private equity-backed firms. Carlyle has $301B of assets under management as of Apr 2022.


Carlyle has invested thousands of companies, including Accolade Wines, Booz Allen Hamilton, PA Consulting, Dex Media, Dunkin' Brands, Supreme, Freescale Semiconductor, Getty Images, HCR ManorCare, Hertz, Kinder Morgan, Nielsen, United Defense, 1E and more.



  • Year founded: 1987
  • Funding Info: NA
  • Yearly Revenue: $1.5B (2021)
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: AUM: $301B as of Apr 2022
  • City/Town: Washington
  • State: District of Columbia
  • Country: United States
Related businesses