Private Equity Profile
In the last 3 years, The Carlyle Group has acquired 51 companies. It has also invested in 24 others.
The Carlyle Group’s most common sectors for investment are software (8%) and financial services (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (31%) and secondary buyout (17%). In total, The Carlyle Group has invested in 41 US states and 39 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Caesars Entertainment for $30.7B.
In the last 3 years, The Carlyle Group has exited 58 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (45%). The Carlyle Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold United Defense Industries for $4.2B.
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M&A Total Activity1001
- M&A Buy Activity650
- M&A Sell Activity351
- Total Sectors Invested 58
- Total Countries Invested 39
- M&A Buy/Sell Connections 366
- M&A Advisors 101