The Carlyle Group Overview

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  • Washington, United States
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1987
  • Company - Public (CG)
  • Investment & Asset Management
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsApollo Global Management, Bain Capital, Warburg Pincus
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The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm with $230 billion of assets under management across 397 investment vehicles. Founded in 1987 in Washington, DC, Carlyle has grown into one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms, with more than 1,800 ...

The Carlyle Group Reviews

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Kewsong Lee
Kewsong Lee
36 Ratings
Former Employee, more than 3 years
Neutral Outlook
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Filled with some of the smartest people around; constantly put on toes to keep working hard


Long hours, not much of a life outside work

Advice to Management

Remove the 'life' from the work-life balance, so you no longer have to balance anything.
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The Carlyle Group Interviews

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Campus Recruiting14%

  1. Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview


    Overall efficient. Got next rounds lined up every week. However, after being scheduled for a superday, I was suddenly ghosted by the company. The external recruiter called a few days later saying that they had filled the spot with someone else.

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...High pay, great benefits lot of room for growth...

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Employees rate The Carlyle Group 3.8 out of 5 stars based on 265 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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