Apollo cites separate accounts as big growth area

As the universe of private equity limited partners expands to include massive pools of capital like sovereign wealth funds, firms are working to find ways of satisfying growing appetite for specially tailored accounts that meet specific investment needs.


Startup offers legal work from the cloud

Wondering why you’re paying so much to have routine legal documents prepared? The question lies at the heart of the business model of a start-up company called InCloudCounsel, sister magazine Buyouts reports.


Carlyle forms partnership with Dangote Industries to invest in Africa

The Carlyle Group has formed a strategic partnership with Dangote Industries to invest in Sub-Saharan Africa. Carlyle will invest through the Carlyle International Energy Partners fund to invest in the oil and gas industry including exploration and production and refining and gas commercialization. The partnership, through the Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund, also will invest in consumer, financial services and agribusiness.


Centre Partners completes sale of Ross Aviation

Centre Partners Management has completed the sale of Ross Aviation to Carlyle Group-backed Landmark Aviation. Ross Aviation provides aviation fueling, hangar and other services to business and commercial airline customers.


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Carlyle results – Euro PE performance strong

The Carlyle Group has released its unaudited results for the second quarter of 2014. European private equity investments performed well for the group with Carlyle Europe Partners III appreciating 47 percent over the past year.


Robert Yates to be named COO of Carlyle’s OCD

The Carlyle Group has selected Robert Yates as chief operating officer of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics subject to the close of Carlyle’s acquisition of OCD from Johnson & Johnson. In this newly-created role, Yates will report directly to incoming OCD chairman and CEO Dr. Martin Madaus.


Doeksen steps back at Carlyle’s AlpInvest

Volkert Doeksen, the chairman and managing director of The Carlyle Group’s private equity fund of funds, AlpInvest Partners, has been transferring day to day management responsibilities to other executives at the group over the past two years.

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