Carlyle to launch new European AIFM

The firm wants to take advantage of the AIFMD passport which allows it to market funds in Europe.

The Carlyle Group plans to register a newly formed European investment manager later this year to take advantage of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive marketing passport.

It would be the firm’s second manager authorized under the AIFMD, after Netherlands-based AlpInvest obtained authorization in 2015. The firm’s other subsidiaries manage or market alternative investment funds in the EEA in accordance with national private placement regimes. 

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