Savino joins Carlyle Group from BlackRock

Carlyle Group said Dec. 19 that Matthew Savino has joined the firm as a managing director and head of US capital markets with its global capital markets team. Savino was previously with BlackRock Inc where he was a managing director and global head of alternatives.


Washington, DC – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced that Matthew Savino has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Head of US Capital Markets within the Global Capital Markets team. Mr. Savino comes to Carlyle from BlackRock, Inc. where he was a Managing Director, serving most recently as its Global Head of Alternatives Sourcing and previously as its Co-Head of Global Capital Markets. He is based in New York.

Mr. Savino works with Carlyle’s US-based corporate private equity teams on publicly syndicated and privately placed loan, bond and equity offerings for existing portfolio companies and new acquisitions.

Brian Lindley, Head of Global Capital Markets, said, “Matt’s extensive capital markets experience will be a significant resource for Carlyle’s investment teams and will help create value for our investors. He is a critical part of the buildout of our capital markets team.”

Mr. Savino said, “This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a critical, growing team at Carlyle. I’m excited to collaborate with my new colleagues to best serve our investors.”

Prior to his time at BlackRock, Mr. Savino worked as an investment banker in the Leveraged Finance Group at Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers and as a financing lawyer at Latham & Watkins LLP.

The Global Capital Markets team primarily works with the Corporate Private Equity segment of the firm. Carlyle’s syndicated loan and bond offerings through portfolio companies represent one of the pre-eminent private equity debt issuers globally. The Global Capital Markets group comprises a team of seasoned professionals focused on optimizing the benefits of Carlyle’s scale and leadership in the capital markets to deliver greater value to the firm’s portfolio companies and investors.