The Carlyle Group
http://www.carlyle.com/The Carlyle Group is one of the world’s largest private equity firms. The firm has more than $81.1 billion under management with 60 funds across four investment disciplines: buyouts, venture & growth capital, real estate and leveraged finance. Carlyle focuses on sectors including: aerospace & defense, automotive & transportation, consumer & retail, energy & power, financial services, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, real estate, technology & business services and telecommunications & media. Carlyle employs more than 575 investment professionals, and its portfolio companies employ more than 286,000 people worldwide. The firm is based in Washington DC and has over 1200 investors in 68 countries.