The Carlyle Group Closes $605 Million CLO

  The Carlyle Group Closes $605 Million CLO

 Global Market Strategies Structured Credit Team Completes First CLO of 2013

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- February 15, 2013

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today
announced the closing of a $605 million Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO)
fund, the firm’s first new-issue CLO of the year. Carlyle Global Market
Strategies CLO 2013-1 will invest in corporate leveraged loans and high yield
bonds. Citigroup arranged the transaction.

Carlyle’s last new-issue CLO fund closed in December of 2012 at $620 million.
The firm closed a total of four new-issue CLOs last year, raising $2.26

Carlyle’s structured credit/CLO business, with $17 billion in assets under
management, is part of the firm’s Global Market Strategies platform, which had
more than $30 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2012. The
platform includes: mezzanine and energy mezzanine loans; high yield and
structured credit; distressed equity and debt; and four hedge fund strategies
(long/short credit, emerging market equities, macroeconomic and commodities).
The GMS platform has 157 investment professionals in New York, Washington, DC,
Los Angeles, Chicago, Hong Kong, and London.

About The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $157
billion of assets under management across 101 funds and 64 fund of fund
vehicles as of September 30, 2012. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and
create value on behalf of our investors, many of whom are public pensions.
Carlyle invests across four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets,
Global Market Strategies and Fund of Funds Solutions – in Africa, Asia,
Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle
has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense &
government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services,
healthcare, industrial, technology & business services, telecommunications &
media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs 1,300 people in 32 offices
across six continents.



The Carlyle Group
Liz Gill, +1-202-729-5385
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