The Carlyle Group Names Jacques Chappuis to Lead Solutions Business
Morgan Stanley Executive Brings 20 Years of Investment Product Innovation
WASHINGTON -- February 25, 2013
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), today
announced that Jacques Chappuis will join the firm as Managing Director and
Head of the Solutions business segment, where he will lead the growth and
development of the business. Mr. Chappuis comes to Carlyle from Morgan
Stanley, where he serves as President of Alternative Investments Partners
(AIP). He begins his duties in May and will be based in New York.
David M. Rubenstein, Carlyle Co-Chief Executive Officer, said, “Jacques has an
extraordinary track record of innovation in the development and delivery of
products and services that meet and anticipate investor needs. We are
delighted that he will bring his experience and energy to take our Solutions
business to a new level of success.”
Solutions is one of Carlyle’ four business segments; the others are Corporate
Private Equity, Real Assets and Global Market Strategies. In this new role,
Mr. Chappuis will build upon the strong foundation created by AlpInvest, the
Dutch private equity fund-of-funds manager, which Carlyle first partnered with
in 2011. Mr. Chappuis and the Solutions team will consolidate existing Carlyle
products and create new ones, including: Customized Managed Accounts,
Fund-of-Funds, Portfolio Advisory and Risk Management Services,
outcome-oriented products and other new initiatives that facilitate third
party access to Carlyle funds.
Mr. Chappuis said, “This is a rare and fantastic opportunity to build out a
business within a premier global firm. Demand for investment product
customization and specialization increases by the day and I am eager to
harness the power of the Carlyle brand and team to develop and innovate for
As President of AIP, Mr. Chappuis led a team of 220 people in a global fund of
funds business with $29 billion across hedge funds, private equity, real
estate and multi-asset class solutions. He transformed AIP from a traditional
fund of funds to an alternative investments solutions business that accounted
for 80 percent of asset growth. Prior to becoming President in 2009, Mr.
Chappuis was Head of Alternative Investments at both Morgan Stanley and
Citigroup’s wealth management organizations.
Mr. Chappuis is a graduate of Tulane University and earned his MBA from
About The Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $170
billion of assets under management across 113 funds and 67 fund of fund
vehicles as of December 31, 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 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 1,400 people in 33 offices across six continents.
The Carlyle Group
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