Global Private Equity

Carlyle’s Global Private Equity business is one of the world’s largest and most diversified private equity platforms, spanning industries, geographies and strategies to deliver transformational results for our partners—management teams, portfolio companies, and fund investors. At Carlyle, we strive to build better businesses through our global platform, local insights, and deep industry expertise.
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Global Platform and Local Insights

Since 1990, we have harnessed our global platform to transform businesses around the world. We utilize our full capabilities in all stages of the investment process including sourcing, diligence, and value creation. Through the partnership, we provide our portfolio companies with a global network to access a broad range of resources to support operational improvements, revenue growth, and geographic expansion. Our diverse and global platform has also helped to bring new and exciting investment opportunities and generate stable, persistent returns over the course of history.

Our global platform is advised by local investment teams committed to creating value in the markets where we live, work, and invest. Through our local insights, we are able to make better investment decisions and better understand the communities in which we invest. We are also able to identify unique opportunities to partner with local businesses that are ready for their next phase of growth on a regional or global scale. Today Carlyle’s investment team is on the ground in over 15 countries across the globe.

Deep Industry Expertise

At Carlyle, we focus on the industries in which we believe our deep expertise provides us with a competitive advantage. Our investment teams have partnered with world-class CEOs and founders to build market-leading and market-defining companies. Across all of our businesses, we look to leverage our extensive knowledge in order to create the most value and impact over the long term. We have an experienced investment team that brings the full resources of Carlyle’s global platform to each of our portfolio companies, supporting their growth through bespoke value creation plans that leverage our global network and deep industry expertise.

Our team is focused on identifying and creating growth opportunities within industries where we believe we have a competitive advantage and can make a real impact. At Carlyle, we aim to build better businesses by cultivating resilient growth in industry leaders, driving transformational operational improvements, and supporting disruptive growth and geographic expansion.

Global Portfolio Solutions

At Carlyle, we aim to drive a consistent and repeatable value creation framework through the entire investment lifecycle. This value creation framework, Global Portfolio Solutions (GPS), guides and enables portfolio company management teams to strengthen operations, accelerate growth, and drive impact.

Global Insights

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