Carlyle Follows PE Peers In Converting To C Corp. Structure

By Benjamin Horney (July 31, 2019, 12:51 PM EDT) -- The Carlyle Group revealed Wednesday that it will become the latest private equity giant to convert from a publicly traded partnership to a corporation, in a move meant to simplify the firm's ownership structure, expand its investor base and make it easier to invest in Carlyle shares.

The decision to alter its structure makes Washington, D.C.-headquartered Carlyle at least the fifth investment firm to pursue the change to a C corp. since last year, joining peer PE shops like The Blackstone Group Inc., KKR & Co. Inc., Apollo Global Management LLC and Ares Management Corp.

Carlyle expects to complete the conversion...

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