Carlyle Reels In Former FCC Chair For US Buyouts Team

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 1:21 PM EST) -- Private equity giant The Carlyle Group LP has reeled in former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski as a managing director and partner for its U.S. buyout team, to guide Carlyle’s global technology, media and telecommunications investments, the firm said Monday.

The firm touted his expertise as the FCC leader who helped boost private investment in high-speed Internet, increasing broadband access and freeing up wireless spectrum, according to a statement by the firm.

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