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Carlyle Group names ex-Wal-Mart CEO Duke as operating executive: WSJ

(Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP has enlisted Mike Duke, former chief executive of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, to the executive team that the asset management firm taps for advise on deals, the Wall Street Journal reported. Duke, 65, will workShow More Summary

Warren Buffett just bought some industrial paint (AXTA, BRKA, BRKB)

Warren Buffett just bought a big stake in an industrial paint and coatings company. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway announced on Tuesday that it's buying 20 million shares of Axalta Coating Systems from affiliates of Carlyle Group for $560 million, or $28 per share. Show More Summary

Carlyle CEO says strong U.S. dollar won't deter long term investors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The strong U.S. dollar may temporarily deter some companies from investing in the United States, but the country will continue to attract foreign investment, the Carlyle Group co-chief executive David Rubenstein said on Monday. Show More Summary

Some huge private equity firms are going to be very relieved if they can finally get out of this deal

A group of major private equity firms is finally recovering from a nearly decade-long headache. Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, TPG Capital, and Permira Advisers have finally found a buyer for the semiconductor firm they bought outShow More Summary

Private Equity Firms in a Frenzied Race to Hire Young Investment Bankers

Junior bankers — some who graduated from college only last year — are being courted for lucrative positions at companies such as Bain Capital and the Carlyle Group.

Carlyle Reports Declines in Energy Investments

A group of the private equity firm's energy funds fell 17 percent in the quarter as publicly traded investments in that portfolio declined because of the collapse in oil prices.

Private Equity Funds Still Going Strong in Brazil Despite Economic Malaise

A new fund-raising round by the Carlyle Group is just one indication of private equity’s commitment to Brazil.

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

5 months 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 [...]

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

7 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

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