Carlyle taps Soni for West Coast mid-market finance

The Carlyle Group has hired Kunal Soni as a managing director, the firm announced today in a statement. In his new role, Soni will lead the firm’s West Coast origination efforts for Carlyle’s middle market finance platform.

Previously, Soni worked at Medley Management where he was direct lending head for the Western region. And prior to that, Soni served as a managing director at THL Credit.

Soni began his new position this month and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

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