The Carlyle Group L.P. is a diversified multi-product global alternative asset management firm. The Company advises on an array of investment funds and other investment vehicles that invests across a range of industries, geographies, asset classes and investment strategies, and seeks to deliver returns for its fund investors. The Company operates in four segments: Private Equity, Global Market Strategies, Real Assets and Investment Solutions. The Corporate Private Equity segment advises its buyout and growth capital funds. The Global Market Strategies segment advises a group of active funds. The Real Assets segment advises its 28 active carry funds focused on real estate, infrastructure and energy and natural resources. The Investment Solutions segment provides investment opportunities and resources for its investors and clients.