The Carlyle Group Inc., one among the largest global investment firms, originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations & buildups, growth capital financings, real estate opportunities, bank loans, high-yield debt, distressed assets, mezzanine debt, etc.'It provides investment management services to private equity funds, real estate funds, private credit funds, collateralized loan obligations, etc. It has 3 reportable units. Global Private Equity unit advises buyout, growth, real estate and natural resources funds. Global Credit unit advises funds & vehicles that pursue investment strategies, like loans & structured credit, direct lending, opportunistic credit, distressed credit, aircraft financing & servicing, infrastructure debt and insurance solutions. Global Investment Solutions unit advises through fund of funds, secondary purchases of existing portfolios and managed co-investment programs.