Reuters – Carlyle’s Rubenstein Buys 1776 Printing of Declaration of Independence

By Reuters News — 2 years ago

Carlyle Group CEO David Rubensteinon Tuesday paid $632,500, a record amount, for a copy of the first newspaper printing of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, according to Reuters. Rubenstein has purchased several historic documents that he has loaned to U.S. institutions, including a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, Reuters reported. Rubenstein, 63, had a net worth of $3 billion as of March, according to Forbes magazine, which ranked him No. 458 out of the world’s 1,426 billionaires.


CalPERS Notches 2.9x Gain On 2001 Carlyle Investment

By Gregory Roth — 4 years ago

The $237 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System has reaped a 2.9x gain from its 4.2 percent stake in The Carlyle Group upon the firm’s initial public offering on Thursday, according to an exclusive analysis by Buyouts, peHUB’s sister magazine, based on a California Public Records Act request.


Rubenstein, Schwarzman Downbeat on U.S. Economy

By Reuters News — 4 years ago

(Reuters) – The heads of two of the world’s most powerful private equity firms issued a dire report on the U.S. economy on Wednesday, signaling problems for political leaders and their own firms’ ability to realize profit on their portfolios.

“We never really emerged from the last recession,” Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein said at a breakfast session at Lincoln Center that also featured Blackstone Group Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman.

“It will last a few more years before we get unemployment to a level that is tolerable,” Rubenstein said.


Top 5 Slideshows This Week Led by NYC Shindig Photos

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

Following are the five slideshows most popular with peHUB readers the week of April 25.

1. Slideshow: New York City Shindig Photos!

2. Slideshow: Top 10 List Shows Cleantech Becoming Dominated by Handful of Investors

3. Slideshow: Carlyle’s Rubenstein, T.H. Lee’s Sperling, AlpInvest’s Doeksen, Others Speak at Buyouts New York

4. Slideshow: The Cleantech Companies Best Positioned to Go Public

5. Slideshow: The Best Time for a VC Promotion


Slideshow: Carlyle’s Rubenstein, T.H. Lee’s Sperling, AlpInvest’s Doeksen, Others Speak at Buyouts New York

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

Thomson Reuters’ Buyouts New York conference kicked off today with a star-studded list of speakers. Among the big names on today’s bill were David Rubenstein (pictured), co-founder of The Carlyle Group, Volkert Doeksen, CEO of AlpInvest, Scott Sperling, co-president of Thomas H. Lee Partners, and Erik Hirsch, CIO of Hamilton Lane. Take a peek into […]