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WASHINGTON, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global investment firm The Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CG) (“Carlyle”) priced its offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625% subordinated notes due 2061 issued by Carlyle Finance L.L.C., its indirect subsidiary. Carlyle also granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional $60 million aggregate principal amount of notes within 30 days from the date hereof. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Carlyle and its indirect subsidiaries Carlyle Holdings I L.P., Carlyle Holdings II L.L.C., CG Subsidiary Holdings L.L.C. and Carlyle Holdings III L.P. The offering is expected to close on May 11, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. Carlyle intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes for general corporate purposes.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

The offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement, as amended (Registration No. 333-236397) on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The offering is being made by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement only. An electronic copy of the prospectus supplement, together with the accompanying prospectus, is available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained by contacting the joint book-running managers: Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC toll-free at 1-866-718-1649; BofA Securities, Inc. toll-free at 1-800-294-1322; Citigroup Global Markets Inc. toll-free at 1-800-831-9146 and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 1-212-834-4533.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase the notes or any other securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit and Investment Solutions. With $260 billion of assets under management as of March 31, 2021, Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which we live and invest. The Carlyle Group employs more than 1,800 people in 29 offices across five continents.

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

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