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Billionaire David Rubenstein raps and it’s as terrible as you’d expect

We sincerely doubt the following was Dr. Dre approved. David Rubenstein, billionaire co-founder of the Carlyle Group, which invested in Dre’s Beats Electronics in 2013, added amateur rapper to his list of C-suite accomplishments. Just wait for it. The scene: Starring in his company’s annual holiday video, MC Rubenstein heads to the studio rocking a pair of red […]

One Of The Most Powerful Private Equity CEOs On The Planet Rapped His Holiday Message To Investors

Private equity giant Carlyle Group released its annual holiday message Monday night and it's absolutely hilarious. It features co-chief executive David Rubenstein donning a bright red pair of Beats By Dre headphones and rapping about...Show More Summary

Patriotic Philanthropy: Not an Oxymoron

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

The man—a Democrat—who founded the Carlyle Group explains why he gives it away. Here’s one rich man who doesn’t think he did it all himself.

Nigeria: Diamond Bank in $147m boost

Carlyle Group invested $147 million (R1.6 billion) in Diamond Bank as it seeks to expand in Africa’s largest economy. ||| CARLYLE Group invested $147 million (R1.6 billion) in Diamond Bank as it seeks to expand in Africa’s largest economy. Show More Summary

Carlyle Seeking $5 Billion For Fund With Longer Life: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP is looking to raise about $5 billion for a fund that can hold stakes in companies for as long as 20 years, Bloomberg reported. The company expects to make investments that do not fit within...Show More Summary

David Rubenstein Is Not A Porn Shop Owner

The Carlyle Group co-founder is a man of refinement and taste who is more or less single-handedly preserving America’s cultural heritage, such as it is. But assuming Warren Buffett’s glittering eyes were pointed in his direction when...Show More Summary

SMRT of Singapore Balks on Bid for Car Service Addison Lee

SMRT, a transportation provider, said that it had been approached by an investment bank about acquiring Addison, which is majority owned by the private equity giant The Carlyle Group.

British Roadside Assistance Company RAC Decides Against I.P.O.

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, has agreed to take a stake in the company. After the deal, the private equity giant Carlyle Group, which acquired RAC in 2011, and GIC will jointly own a majority stake.

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (USA) (KFS), YRC Worldwide Inc (YRCW) Among Activist Investors’ Latest Moves

Among the latest filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, activist investor Joseph Stillwell revealed upping his stake in Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (USA) (NYSE:KFS). In another filing, Carlyle Group disclosed closing its entire stake in YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:YRCW). Show More Summary

JULIAN ROBERTSON: There Are Two Bubbles That Can Bite Us

Legendary hedge fund manager Julian Robertson is speaking at Bloomberg Market's Most Influential Summit. Bill Conway from the Carlyle Group is also on the panel. Robertson thinks that there are two bubbles that can bite us. "I agree with the fact that the economy is definitely getting better. Show More Summary

Citigroup: Alternatives Are Oversold

So far, 2014 has been a rough year for shares of private equity firms with the likes of Blackstone Group (BX), Carlyle Group (CG) and Apollo Global Management (APO) lagging the broader stock market. In fact, shares are Carlyle and Apollo have fallen 14% and 27% respectively since the start of the year, compared to [...]

Shanda Games Deal Spread Snaps Back

By China Stock Research: Shanda Games (NASDAQ:GAME) recently tanked on news that the group supporting the management buyout was playing musical chairs. The deal had attracted the Carlyle group, who has successfully completed severalShow More Summary

Save the Date: Susan G. Komen’s Honoring the Promise Gala Next Thursday with Joan Lunden

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

As we head into fall, Susan G. Komen’s Honoring the Promise gala is back with former ABC “Good Morning America” co-host Joan Lunden as its emcee. Komen will honor Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and The Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein...Show More Summary

Carlyle Raises $3.9 Billion For Private Equity's Second Biggest Asia Fund

By Stephen Aldred HONG KONG (Reuters) - Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms, said on Monday it has closed its fourth Asia fund at $3.9 billion, the second-largest private equity fund ever raised for Asia investments. Show More Summary

Update: Shanda Games Buyout In Question

By Marshall Hargrave: Shanda Games (NASDAQ:GAME) is down around 4% over the last week after Carlyle Group and Fountainvest Partners is pulling out in a plan to buy the company. Other firms pulling out include Perfect World and Primavera Capital. Show More Summary

Shanda Games Buyout Consortium Shake-Up

By China Stock Research: Shanda Games (NASDAQ:GAME) just issued a press release announcing that there had been some changes in the buyout group. Primavera Capital, Perfect World (NASDAQ:PWRD), Carlyle, and FountainVest have pulled out of the buyout consortium, but have been replaced by a few new investors. Show More Summary

Carlyle Eyes Another IPO, Amid A Booming Industry

By Don Dion: Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CG) has announced that it has hired Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) and Citigroup (NYSE:C) to float a U.S. initial public offering (NYSEARCA:IPO) of Axalta Coating Systems. Sources close to Carlyle have reported that the IPO expects to raise approximately $1 billion. Show More Summary

Carlyle Taps Banks For Former DuPont Unit IPO: Sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Buyout firm Carlyle Group LP has hired banks for an initial public offering of Axalta Coating Systems LLC, according to people familiar with the matter, just a year and a half after it acquired the company from Dupont for $4.9 billion. Show More Summary

Massive Moves For Carlyle Group

By Don Dion: Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) is making a new acquisition that could produce enormous, multifaceted benefits. One of the premier U.S buyout firms, CG has routinely demonstrated foresight and good business sense. MaintainingShow More Summary

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