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    Investors Failing to Understand that You Can’t Evaluate Carlyle Like Other Public Companies

    Profit, revenues, fees down. Compensation way up. The shadow government is not concerned.

    / Feb 21, 2013 at 5:50 PM
  • News

    Carlyle, Cerberus Cash Out In Asia

    A couple of big private equity firms have made all the money they think they’re going to on a couple of Asian financial institutions.

    / Jan 8, 2013 at 1:24 PM
  • Petco assistant treasurer

    Private Equity

    Cheap Financing Of Dogs Not Entirely Positive News

    I for one was heartened a few weeks ago by Petco’s PIK-toggle dividend recap debt deal at 8.5%, which I interpreted as a moderately bullish signal of economic confidence while also keeping an open mind to the possibility that it was simply a one-off indication of investor love for dogs. Dogs! Today the Journal provides […]

    / Oct 19, 2012 at 5:47 PM
  • News

    Some Investors Having Difficulty Forming An Opinion On Carlyle’s Foray Into Hedge Funds

    I’m kidding, of course. As you may have heard, Carlyle is considering buying a stake in a hedge fund manager and is in talks with multiple firms, in addition to looking to raise “two new debt funds and a $1 billion pool to buy small companies.” The units would be overseen by Mitch Petrick, who […]

    / Sep 21, 2010 at 5:39 PM
  • News

    Carlyle To Suck It (Natashas To Saturate Available Credit)

    The Vuitton, Versace, Gucci, and Dior bags will have to wait, or slip into a slipping revolver, we suspect, as Carlyle group finally admits it got tagged. Takes a lot for a private equity firm to admit to such things without lots of excuses about being on the left side of the “J curve.” We’re […]

    / May 28, 2009 at 2:30 PM
  • News

    Breaking: Cuomo In Carlyle’s House

    New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has just announced an agreement with The Carlyle Group, which includes a $20 million fine and Carlyle’s agreement to sign a “code of conduct” that would preclude, among other things, PE firm employees or employee family members from contributing to pension officials (within two years of doing biz with […]

    / May 14, 2009 at 12:58 PM
  • News

    Take… These Broken Wings

    Carlyle is going to have to do without their Gulfstream 450, apparently. Those, of course, are not its only problems. In December, the firm announced plans to slash 10 percent of its staff–the first layoffs in Carlyle’s 20-year history–and it also said it planned to close down its Silicon Valley office. Tough times for the […]

    / Feb 10, 2009 at 2:44 PM
  • News

    Blackstone, TPG To Follow

    / Aug 1, 2008 at 9:41 AM
  • Banks, Private Equity

    Who Sent Carlyle The Default Notice?

    By now everyone knows that Carlyle Capital Corp, a publicly listed investment company managed by a unit of private-equity firm the Carlyle Group, admitted today it had received a notice of default from one of its banks after failing to make margin calls on its $21.7 billion real estate securities portfolio. It also expects to […]

    / Mar 6, 2008 at 3:22 PM

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