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The Carlyle Group Announces Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group L.P. (Nasdaq:CG) today reported its unaudited results for the third quarter of 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014.

Carlyle Co-CEO David M. Rubenstein said, "Carlyle continued to produce good financial results for unitholders and strong performance for our fund investors during the third quarter. An increasing number of investors are entrusting their assets to Carlyle funds based in part on our history of navigating uncertain markets across multiple investment strategies."

Carlyle Co-CEO William E. Conway Jr. said, "We have made over $8 billion in new investments in the first three quarters of 2014, as much as we did all last year. In addition, year to date realized proceeds to our fund investors are 28% above last year's pace as we take advantage of strong global markets. We see significant opportunities to remain active, with discipline and focus remaining core to our process."

In addition to this release, Carlyle issued a full detailed presentation of its third quarter 2014 results, which can be viewed at http://ir.carlyle.com.

Distribution

The Board of Directors has declared a quarterly distribution of $0.16 per common unit to holders of record at the close of business on November 10, 2014, payable on November 21, 2014.

Conference Call

Carlyle will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2014.

The call may be accessed by dialing (800) 850-2903 (U.S.) or +1-253-237-1169 (international) and referencing "The Carlyle Group Financial Results Call." The conference call will be webcast simultaneously via a link on Carlyle's investor relations website at ir.carlyle.com and an archived replay of the webcast also will be available on the website soon after the live call.

About The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq:CG) is a global alternative asset manager with $203 billion of assets under management across 129 funds and 141 fund of funds vehicles as of September 30, 2014. Carlyle's purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. Carlyle invests across four segments – Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Solutions – in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America. Carlyle has expertise in various industries, including: aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy, financial services, healthcare, industrial, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation. The Carlyle Group employs 1,700 people in 40 offices across six continents.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements related to our expectations regarding the performance of our business, our financial results, our liquidity and capital resources and other non-historical statements. You can identify these forward-looking statements by the use of words such as "outlook," "believes," "expects," "potential," "continues," "may," "will," "should," "seeks," "approximately," "predicts," "intends," "plans," "estimates," "anticipates" or the negative version of these words or other comparable words. These statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including those described under the section entitled "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 filed with the SEC on February 27, 2014, as such factors may be updated from time to time in our periodic filings with the SEC, which are accessible on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. These factors should not be construed as exhaustive and should be read in conjunction with the other cautionary statements that are included in this release and in our filings with the SEC. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

This release does not constitute an offer for any Carlyle fund.

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CONTACT: Public Market Investor Relations Daniel Harris Phone: 212-813-4527 daniel.harris@carlyle.com Media Tammy Li Phone: 202-729-5385 tammy.li@carlyle.com

Source:The Carlyle Group