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The Carlyle Group describes itself as "a global alternative asset manager with more than $157 billion in assets under management across 101 funds and 64 fund of funds 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 1,300 professionals operating in 32 offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Japan, Asia and Australia."[1]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem."

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.


Personnel

Executive Committee

As of February 2013[2]

  • William E. Conway, Jr. - Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder, Washington, DC
  • Daniel A. D'Aniello - Chairman, Co-founder, Washington, DC
  • Jeffrey W. Ferguson - Managing Director, Washington, DC
  • Adena T. Friedman - Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director,Washington, DC
  • David M. Rubenstein - Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder, Washington, DC
  • Glenn A. Youngkin - Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director, Washington, DC

Board of Directors

As of February 2013[3]

  • William E. Conway, Jr. - Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder, Washington, DC
  • Daniel A. D'Aniello - Chairman, Co-founder, Washington, DC
  • Jay S. Fishman - Board Member
  • Lawton W. Fitt - Board Member
  • James H. Hance, Jr. - Operating Executive, New York, NY
  • Janet Hill - Board Member
  • Edward J. Mathias - Managing Director, Washington, DC
  • Dr. Thomas S. Robertson - Board Member
  • David M. Rubenstein - Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder, Washington, DC
  • William J. Shaw - Board Member


Contact details

The Carlyle Group
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-2505
United States
P +1 202 347 2626
F +1 202 347 1818

Resources and articles

Featured SourceWatch Articles on Fix the Debt

References

  1. The Carlyle Group, "Corporate Overview", organization website, accessed February 20, 2013
  2. The Carlyle Group, "Management Committee", organization website, accessed February 20, 2013
  3. The Carlyle Group, "Board of Directors", organization website, accessed February 20, 2013
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