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The Carlyle Group is a global private equity investment firm, based in Washington, D.C., with more than $84.5 billion of equity capital under management, diversified over 64 different funds as of March 31, 2009. The firm operates four fund families, focusing on leveraged buyouts, growth capital, real estate and leveraged finance investments. The firm employs more than 890 employees, including 495 investment professionals in 20 countries with several offices in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia; its portfolio companies employ more than 415,000 people worldwide. Carlyle has over 1300 investors in 71 countries. - Source: Wikipedia
The National Gallery of Art plans to close its modern art galleries for three years to complete a $68 million renovation, adding new galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden.
The National Gallery of Art plans to close its modern art galleries for three years to complete a $68 million renovation to add new galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden.
The DuPont Co. said Thursday that it is selling its performance coatings business for $4.9 billion in cash to the Carlyle Group, giving the Washington-based private equity firm another investment in the automotive and industrial segments.
The Carlyle Group, one of the biggest private equity firms in the world, plans to buy a controlling stake in the photo and video distributor Getty Images in a $3.3 billion deal that gives the Getty family and management a larger share of the company.
Some of the world's top CEOs are admitting that capitalism is worsening inequalities, but they say it's better than any alternative.
Well-known philanthropist David Rubenstein has donated $7.5 million to help repair the earthquake-damaged Washington Monument, a gift that will jump-start efforts to reopened the national landmark to visitors.
A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that's needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument from last summer's East Coast earthquake.
The Carlyle Group, the Washington area's most prominent investment bank, turned heads on Tuesday when it confirmed plans to move ahead with its first public sale of stock, an initial offering that could be worth $1 billion or more.
Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein is making a second $10 million gift in less than six months to the Kennedy Center in Washington to help reach younger and more economically diverse audiences.
CommScope Inc. is talking to asset management firm Carlyle Group about being taken private in a deal valued at about $2.98 billion.
Kennedy Center chairman David Rubenstein announced a $10 million gift to the performing arts complex Wednesday to support the National Symphony Orchestra's new music director and the center's programs.
General Motors Co. CEO Ed Whitacre said Thursday he's stepping down Sept. 1.