- American City Business Journals•6 months ago
D.C.-based private equity giant The Carlyle Group (CG) has raised $2.4 billion to purchase stakes in mid-sized companies. The Carlyle Equity Opportunity Fund II will focus on equity investments ranging from $20 million to $200 million and serves as a follow-up to a previous fund, the Carlyle Equity Opportunity Fund I, which raised $1.1 billion in 2011 and invested in 15 companies. The new fund has already made investments in marine transportation company Seacor Holdings Inc. (CKH), merchandising solutions firm Array Canada Inc. and in the McLean-based legal tech company LDiscovery LLC. Rodney Cohen, managing director and co-head of the U.S. middle market investment team, said he was pleased that The Carlyle Group was able to raise more than twice the money than its previous fund.
- American City Business Journals•7 months ago
D.C.-based investment firm The Carlyle Group (CG) is finishing out the year with a flurry of activity, announcing earlier this month it was buying a majority stake in Italian outsourcing company Comdata and expressing interest in purchasing a majority stake in French high-end wine and liquor bottle producer Saverglass. The Carlyle Group did not disclose the terms of the Comdata deal, but the company reported 2014 annual revenue of around 300 million euros, or a little more than $329 million. Saverglass reported an annual revenue of 382 million euros, or about $419 million, in 2014.
|Day's Range||0.00 - 0.00|
|Avg Vol (3m)||N/A|