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One of the world's largest private investment firms, The Carlyle Group owns more than 200 companies and boasts more than $185 billion under management. Activities include management-led buyouts, minority equity investments, real estate, venture capital, and leveraged finance opportunities in the energy and power, consumer and retail, defense and aerospace, and technology and business services industries. Other target sectors include financial services, health care, infrastructure, aerospace and defense, transportation, telecommunications, and media. Since its founding in 1987, Carlyle has made more than 950 investments. It has more than 30 offices across six continents. The company went public in 2012.